Thanks to preparation for COVID-19 we were able to deliver a 2 month supply of food to all households. The end of the two month’s is nearing and we will need to deliver another month of groceries. Our goal is to get supplemental food and produce high in protein for those who are infected by HIV and continue delivering directly to the households to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
We have had to close the centre because of the current government guidelines. The measures taken for social distancing make it difficult for us to ensure everyone is happy and healthy. The most we can do right now is make sure everyone has quality nutrition.
This is an extremely vulnerable population. It is now costing over $16,000 a month to make sure every household has enough groceries. On a regular basis we would spend less than $800 a month to provide groceries for the center. The hospitals in Kenya are not fit for outbreaks whatsoever. We need as much support as possible to continue feeding the Makindu Children’s Program community. We want to continue delivering food to keep the rate of COVID-19 infections low and the health and happiness of the community in good standing.
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