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 Health  Kenya Project #45818

Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.

A microproject by GARDEN OF HOPE FOUNDATION
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.
Reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Kibera slum.

Summary

The Project will install 50 hand washing stations equipped with soap and water, sensitize the community on COVID-19 through community clean up, provide food and pay rent for families who have lost jobs as result of the pandemic in Kibra slum.

$7,000
total goal
$2,819
remaining
42
donors
2
monthly donors
2
fundraisers
2
months

Challenge

Kenya has since confirmed several cases of Novel Coronavirus, with over 4,000,000 cases reported across the globe, the situation might be worse in Kibera slum where access to clean water and sanitation facilities is a challenges. Most people in Kibera slum are mainly domestic workers and casual laborers. Most of them have lost jobs as result of the pandemic.

Solution

The project will construct hand washing stations in Kibra slum in addition to raising awareness on Covid-19. The hand washing stations will be equipped with clean water and soap to sensitize the residents on hand washing . The project will also provided food and pay rent for those people who have lost their jobs.

Long-Term Impact

The project will aim at setting up hand washing station in various schools in Kibra slum. It will also train teachers, students and the entire community on the importance of hand washing and general hygiene to stop the spread of diseases including covid-19. In addition, the project will also set up permanent hand washing stations in some public spaces in Kibra slum.

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Organization Information

GARDEN OF HOPE FOUNDATION

Location: NAIROBI, KENYA - Kenya
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Twitter: @GardenofhopeFdn
Project Leader:
Victor Odhiambo
NAIROBI, KENYA Kenya
$4,181 raised of $7,000 goal
 
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