Distribution of Food Packs: We delivered food packs to 250 widowed households, including 60 elderly widows with 780 orphans under their care across 20 villages in Siaya County. Our focus was on widow households living with orphans. Widow leaders, male champions and Rona volunteers are going door-to-door across the remote rural villages to raise awareness, distribute masks, improvised hand wash basins to selected crowded public places. We have trained 20 Widow care givers and 20 male champions and volunteers who continue to offer home based care.
Provision of Basic Medical Care to elderly widows: We responded to more than 120 emergency medical needs to elderly widows, and continue to respond and treat basic ailments through the Rona Centre. Our volunteers and widow leaders and care team respond to the medical needs of the elderly widows on scheduled food delivery visits, and/or impromptu based on reported cases from the RONA extensive network.
Food and upkeep for Rona Centre: We have stalked dry food for the 27 resident children at the Rona Centre to avoid the scarcity, fluctuating food prices and to manage the lock downs. We stalked Rice – 5 bags of 25kg, maize -10 bags of 40kg, Sugar -5 bags of 20kg, Cooking oil -100 ltrs, Beans – 4 bags of 20kg, Lentils – 4 bags of 20kg, as well as other nonperishable foodstuffs like salt, tea leaves,