The Republic of Kenya is a country in Eastern Africa. At 580,367 square kilometres (224,081 sq. mi), Kenya is the world’s 48th largest country by total area. With a population of more than 47.6 million people, Kenya is the 29th most populous country.
As of 2020, Kenya is the third largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria and South Africa Kenya is a lower-middle-income economy. Its economy is the largest in eastern and central Africa, with Nairobi serving as a major regional commercial hub. Agriculture is the largest sector: tea and coffee are traditional cash crops, while fresh flowers are a fast-growing export.
The service industry is also a major economic driver, particularly tourism. Kenya is a member of the East African Community trade bloc, though some international trade organisations categorise it as part of the Greater Horn of Africa. Africa is Kenya’s largest export market, followed by the European Union.
The Foundation opened its Operational Headquarters in Nairobi in January 2020.