TELUS and TELUS Friendly Future Foundation

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Telus Friendly Future Foundation

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is a dynamic, world-leading communications technology company with more than $18 billion in annual revenue and over 18 million customer connections spanning wireless, data, IP, voice, television, entertainment, video, and security. Our social purpose is to leverage our global-leading technology and compassion to drive social change and enable remarkable human outcomes.

TELUS and TELUS Friendly Future Foundation are proud to be one of UNHCR Canada’s largest corporate supporters. The partnership, which is over a decade long, is based on a mutual recognition of the systemic inequality and lack of access to quality education for girls living in Sub-Saharan Africa. To address this critical need, TELUS, TELUS Friendly Future Foundation and their team members and retirees support the Tumaini Girls Secondary School in the Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya by equipping students with the resources they need to learn, build skills and develop confidence.

The school provides high quality education to promising young women who face many obstacles to reach their full potential. In 2024, 352 multi-faith, multi-ethnic students are attending the school, selected based on their academic prowess and degree of vulnerability. The school was among the top performing in the Turkana West county improving its overall ranking over the prior year. Since the school opened in 2014, over 570 students have graduated from the school, including women who are pursuing post-secondary education throughout Africa, in Turkey, the United Kingdom, Canada and Costa Rica.


Grace Kuol, a graduate from the Tumaini Girls Secondary School who is now studying on scholarship at the University of Toronto, one of Canada’s top universities, says, “Education is a powerful tool that equips refugee children with a sense of security and a promising future. My time in Kakuma was marked by attending one of the best boarding high schools, which acted as a safe haven for me and other girls. Now and in the future, I am determined to support other girls who encounter similar obstacles and offer them the same opportunities that I was privileged to have.” 

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