Thursday, June 11, 2020

Safaricom Donates Handwashing Soap To Six Counties

    June 11, 2020   No comments

Safaricom Foundation

Safaricom has donated handwashing soap through Safaricom Foundation to six counties in the country.

The six counties are set to receive three months supply of the handwashing soap a move aimed at reducing the risk of contracting COVID-19.

The six beneficiary counties include; Nyeri, Nakuru,Nyandarua, Laikipia, Makueni and Uasin Gishu.

“Among the main preventative measures, such as social distancing, proper hand hygiene remains one of the most powerful tools to combat the spread of COVID-19. However, it must be done properly and with soap and water and that is why are supporting 410 Bridge International in its endeavors to spread this message”, said Joseph Ogutu, Chairman, Safaricom Foundation.
 Safaricom is going to supply the soap in partnership with the faith based non profit organisation 410 Bridge International and is going to benefit over 10,000 residents. 
“Handwashing with soap and water is an effective way to stop the spread of not only COVID-19 but also other viral illnesses. We hope that the donation will help reduce the spread of the virus in the areas that will benefit,” said Jacob Njagi, Senior Director, 410 Bridge International.

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