The event was well attended with 82 golfers participating in the competition. It had attracted sponsorship from 16 corporate organizations and 13 hotels.



Mr. E.K Ngari (center) the winner Nyeri Hospice Charity Golf Competition 2013 Receives his Prize from Mr. Warutere (Gulf Energy Ltd) Onlooking is Mr. Baldev (volunteer Nyeri Hospice)




Gulf Energy Limited, Energy Regulatory Commission, Diani Sunflower tent and décor, Taifa SACCO as well as Sanofi Aventis were the new entrants in this year’s event, a move that was highly praised by Mr. Sembhi, the chairman Nyeri hospice; as he continually thanked those that had been participating. “It is with great pleasure that we welcome the five new sponsors” He said during a dinner event held at the Nyeri Club.


The Energy Regulatory Commission said that they had been impressed by the work the hospice had been doing. “We were really impressed by the work you’re doing with the limited resources.” Said their Eng. Kaburu Mwirichia , while giving their contribution.


Presenting their contribution, the Insurance Regulatory Authority spokesperson Mr. Ngugi; besides being proud to be associated with Nyeri hospice, he  hailed the insurance companies that had participated in this event.   He added that he was happy to see more insurance companies involved in social corporate responsibility as this would work towards changing the tainted image of insurance companies. “We identified Nyeri hospice because of the need. We hope that we can give something more because of the increased cost of living.” He said


Gulf Energy limited a silver sponsor and one of the new comers to this event said that they were honoured for the opportunity to support the event. Representing the C.E.O, Mr. Warutere challenged the sponsors to want to pull more than the average 1.2 million raised annually from the event. “We value palliative care they give and understand the need for it. We are also committed to supporting the community and are happy to give our contribution for such a worthy cause.” added Sandra Gikundi, the Marketing and Communications manager.


Speaking on behalf of General motors, Mr. Mulandi maintained their undying support for this event. The company that has been partnering with the hospice for a long time promised to continue supporting. “We have been partners for years now, and we don’t see it dying in the near future. Keep on going the extra mile to get more sponsors each New Year.” Said Mr. Mulandi