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The  Trans Nzoia County Commissioner, Samson Ojwang (centre), the Trans Nzoia CEC Health, Clare  Wanyama (far right) and Lion Club of Kenya Representative, Elizabeth Kibuya (far left), during the handover of 500 face masks and hand sanitizers at Kitale County Hospital on Friday April 24, 2020.. Photo by Ngeywa Mosobin/KNA.

Single  mothers  and people living with disability in Trans Nzoia will be issued with masks and hand sanitizers in an effort to combat the corona virus disease.

The  Lions  Club of Kenya and Operation Eyesight Universal have pooled their efforts together to support female-headed families and people living with disability fight the spread of COVID-19.

The  Operation Eyesight Universal Director, Dr. Hillary Rono while speaking during the donation exercise at the Kitale County Referral Hospital eye clinic centre on Friday  said that there was need to remember vulnerable families and the disabled during this pandemic season.

“We have handed over 163-50 litre water tanks to the female headed families and the disabled,500 surgical masks to local hospitals and 107 hand sanitizers to the vulnerable,” he said.

The Lion Club of Kenya Representative, Elizabeth Kibuya, said that they came up with the initiative to target female-headed families, and the disabled during this pandemic.

“We are distributing 500 face masks and 500 hand sanitizers to the bodaboda, female household heads and the disabled to help them fight COVID-19,” she said.

The  Trans Nzoia County Commissioner (CC), Samson Ojwang asked members of the public to adhere to the rules and guidelines so as to help fight the spread of COVID-19.

He called on more well-wishers to come on board to donate face masks and hand sanitizers to help stop the spread of the disease.

By  Ngeiywa Mosbin

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