Donations worth KES 1.6 million channeled to support health and economic empowerment projects
Women, youth groups and persons with disabilities are among more than 700 people in West Pokot, Trans-Nzoia and Nandi counties who benefitted from Safaricom Foundation’s Ndoto Zetu initiative.
In Trans-Nzoia County, Lukhome and Gitwamba health centres received a maternity health care boost after they were equipped with delivery and admission beds which will cater for more than 50 women in each facility.
In West Pokot County, Bilaa self-help group got sewing machines providing economic support to over 30 women, while Kiwawa Pilgrims received beehives to boost their agricultural enterprise. Elsewhere, Mogen Youth Group in Kacheliba will be able to enhance their digital skills with computers donated through Ndoto Zetu. Alale Football Club was equipped with football kits.
Meanwhile in Nandi County, Kimolwo persons with disability group was empowered with a posho mill to venture into business and bring maize milling services closer to their community.
In the three counties, more than 44,000 people will benefit from health, education and economic empowerment projects through Ndoto Zetu projects.