Relief material donated to vulnerable citizens

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Beneficiaries walk away after receiving their food bags at the Ukunda food distribution site in Kwale County

Various organisations have continued giving relief material to victims of floods and other vulnerable members of the society.

Brookside dairy has donated a one month milk supply worth Sh 677,000 to vulnerable families to in Bondo and Rarieda Sub Counties.

The donation which was given through the Anglican Church of Kenya Bondo diocese will support 300 families affected by floods in the region.

In a speech read by the Regional Sales Manager Mr. Alfred Makori, Brookside Dairy region sales director Mr. Elias Ocholla said the company has a dedicated customer base in the Lake region and it is natural that they reciprocate during the hard times.

“As our contributions towards alleviating the suffering of our customers in the affected zones, we wish to announce that we are donating our high quality milk worth Sh 677,000 to be used to feed those afflicted by floods,” said Ocholla.

Speaking during the occasion Bondo ACK bishop Prof. David Kodia said as a diocese have been working closely with partners to mobiles support for those affected by floods and the COVID 19 outbreak.

Meanwhile in Migori at least 150 victims of floods in Nyatike Sub County of Migori County have received an assortment of relief donation from the Rotary Club of Suna-Migori.

The relief supply worth Sh 500,000 was yesterday handed over to the needy people at Kabuto Primary school by the club’s President Joseph Ayieko.

The donation included sugar, maize meal, cooking oil and an assortment of items such blankets, re-usable sanitary pads and water treatment drugs among others.

Mr. Ayieko while presiding over the brief function attended by grassroots leaders advised the people to make efforts of relocating to safer places with a view to avoiding disturbances by the ferocious floods hitting them every year.