Jumia partners with Reckitt Benckiser to eradicate malaria

African E-commerce platform Jumia partners with Reckitt Benckiser (RB) ahead of World Malaria Day to help eradicate malaria through reduced prices and free delivery of RB products on Jumia.

RB a multinational consumer goods company will see pesticide mortein doon LED sell on Jumia at a lower price of Ksh 385 compared to Ksh 550 charged earlier.

According to the World Malaria Report 2017 by World Health Organization (WHO), there were 5 million more malaria cases in 2016 than the previous year.

This year’s theme for World Malaria Day set for the 25th of April is “Zero malaria starts with me” and will see concerted efforts to gets malaria back on track.

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Kenya accounted for 8 per cent of malaria deaths in 2016 and is among 15 African countries that accounted for 80 per cent of malaria deaths in the period under review.

“We understand the need to empower communities to take control of malaria prevention and cure.

We as Jumia have partnered with RB during the upcoming Super Brand Day to offer customers discounts on necessary products like pesticides to help fight malaria,” said Jumia MD, Sam Chappatte.

Other health, hygiene and home products by RB are on both the Jumia website and app.

Super Brand Day (SBD) will be held on April 29th  from 9AM and will see Jumia customers shop for these and more exceptional offers plus free delivery within Nairobi for RB products.

Customers will also stand a chance to win phones, washing machines and vouchers.

See: Jumia Kenya Contacts: How to contact Jumia Kenya

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