We are Restoring Hope in the middle of the Pandemic.
Since the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Kenya on 12th March 2020. Garden of Hope Foundation has been working round the clock to ensure we reduce the potential spread of the Novel Coronavirus in Kibera slum. Kibera slum is characterized by overcrowding and most sanitation facilities are shared. This situation make the residents of Kibera vulnerable to the potential spread of the disease in the community. Our interventions include.
Hand Washing Stations: We have set up 30 hand washing stations in key areas in Kibera slum including public spaces. The hand washing station are equipped with clean running water and soap. The hand washing stations serve 5,000 residents per week.
Food basket to vulnerable families: Most residents of Kibera are domestic workers and casual laborers. The pandemic has left many of them jobless. We are proving food for 20 families each week for the next three months. The food is enough for a family of five for two weeks.
Rent Payment: Most families currently are not able to pay rent. We are supporting families by paying rent for the next three months.
Community Clean-up: We have partnered with local stakeholders to ensure we keep the community clean by regularly conducting community clean up activities and supporting local businesses in keeping their premises uncontaminated.
Staff support: Our staff are at the forefront of ensuring we continue serving our community during this time. We are committed ensure that they are protected and that their needs are taken of care.