German Embassy partners resource center to fight Covid-19 in Mathare slums

Billian Music Family

Billian Ojiwa, the founder of Billian Music Family resource center, alongside Liza Micke, the Economic Affairs and Economic Cooperation and Development officer at the German Embassy, during the facemasks and handwashing soaps distribution exercise in Nairobi's Mathare slums on January 14, 2021.

Photo credit: Amina Wako | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • During the exercise, small business owners were also sensitised on the importance of observing Covid-19 guidelines and protocols.
  • Facemasks, hand washing soaps and clean water are neither affordable nor a priority to many slums dwellers.  

Residents of Mathare slums in Nairobi on Thursday benefitted from free facemasks and handwashing soaps from the German Embassy in Nairobi in partnership with Billian Music Family, a resource and leadership center.

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