While many people experience road traffic trauma, congestion every day, few realize that every hour of congestion or delay adds a cost to most services and goods produced or consumed in Africa. We need a safe transportation system that meets the demands of people and businesses, national competitiveness, quality of life and the environment in a 21st century economy and society
Paris agreement identifies energy and transport sectors as a significant mitigation priority whose decarbonisation is critical in achieving sustainable development globally. Most African countries are signatories to Paris agreement and have committed to mitigate and adapt to climate crisis through their Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). A good example is Kenyan NDC which encourages “Clean, sustainable and affordable energy and transportation systems essential for Kenya’s sustainable development and are infrastructure enablers for the Big Four agenda” (NCCAP 2018-2022).Read More
Making the Connection
SDAF is advocating for lower levels of air pollution, while also working on the ground to protect children from its effects.
Our climate change program focuses on achieving significant reductions in greenhouse gases via lawsuits and other forms of advocacy.Read More
Why Empower Women?
Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in the world today. It is a major obstacle to the fulfilment of women’s and girls’ human rights and to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It occurs worldwide, cutting across all generations, nationalities, communities and spheres of our societies, irrespective of age, ethnicity, disability or other background and spheres of our societies, irrespective of age, ethnicity, disability or other background.Read More
Road Safety Week is a chance for us all to be involved in making our roads safer for everyone.
Speaking up for road safety- is the focus and we are encouraging the whole community to have their say. Throughout the week, we are highlighting different road user groups including motorists, pedestrians, cyclists, heavy vehicle drivers and motorcyclists.Read More
500 CHILDREN ARE KILLED IN ROAD CRASHES EVERY DAY
Did you know that more than 500 children are killed in road crashes every day and tens of thousands more are injured? Road traffic deaths are a global epidemic that doesn’t get nearly the attention it deserves.Read More
Our Commitment to Victims
Safedrive Africa Foundation is dedicated to supporting people who have been affected by the grief and trauma of a road death or a serious injury or life changing injury collisions. Our services are available to family, friends and colleagues of the person who has been killed or injured as well as witnesses of fatal and life changing injury road collisions.Read More
Our Be Bright, Be seen campaign reminds cyclists, runners and pedestrians to wear something bright and reflective so they are more visible to other road users in low light conditions. Motorists too are encouraged to be vigilant and on the lookout for more vulnerable road users to reduce the chances of a collision.Read More
The campaign is a national awareness campaign targeting regional and rural road safety.
We encourage local road safety advocates, communities, schools, sporting groups and workplaces to host local events, share road safety information among staff, students, colleagues, family and friends and change an in-car behaviour. This is a wonderful opportunity for all of us to be involved in making the roads safer.Read More
SDAF dedicated rail roaders and citizens, aiming to save lives by educating Kenyan citizens about the hazards surrounding rail property and trains. SDAF railway safety ILCAD program is a partnership initiative of the Railway UIC, the worldwide railway organisation and works in cooperation with the rail industry, government, police, unions, and many public organizations and community groups. We believe the key to achieving this goal is public education to have road deaths and serious injuries by 2030.Read More
The mission of Safedrive Africa Foundation (SDAF) is to raise public awareness about road safety, the dangers and possible consequences of drinking and driving for all those involved. SDAF aim to provide not only a source of information but the community where people who have been affected by drinking and driving, or who have a keen interest in the subject, can come, share ideas and help and support one another. There is so much work left to do, Drunk driving makes up about a third of all traffic deaths on the roads. SDAF together with partners, stakeholders, community, Authorities and lead agencies Fights Drunk Driving Every Day, from catchy slogans like Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk to now popular.Read More
At Safedrive Africa Foundation we address and defending rights, breaking barriers in transportation industry and reaching long distance truck drivers with road safety education awareness through HIV program by working with our partners and stakeholders
SDAF aim to raise awareness and sensitize long distance, commercial drivers, girls and women in transport on the modes of transmission, and prevention the HIV/AIDS related illnesses through SDAF health and safety program in order to reduce the spread of the disease in transportation. SDAF also provides onsite breakfast meetings for long distance drivers, sensitization workshops, counselling, support for the HIV/AIDs in order to reintegrate them with the society by reducing trauma on roadway that may cause accidents.Read More
One of our main traffic safety goals is to prevent deaths and serious injuries by improving seatbelt usage. Safety devices are very important in our everyday life. Many accidents happen every single day and proper use of safety restraints have saved many lives. It is important to recognize the importance of wearing one.
But also, the importance of the proper use of seat belts.
Contact :Road Safety Communication Team