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Buildher Community Centre feeds needy in Mathare

most residents depend on daily wages from Eastleigh, which is under lockdown

In Summary

• It targeted young single mothers, the elderly and physically challenged

Grateful Peter Omondi after receiving a packet of maize floor
Grateful Peter Omondi after receiving a packet of maize floor
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Buildher Community Centre, based in Baba Dogo, recently held a charity programme in partnership with Ghetto Foundation in Mathare.

Young single mothers, the elderly and the physically challenged were some of the identified groups facing harsh economic times during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

"We know most residents here depended on daily wages from Eastleigh, which is under lockdown, and we are here to ease the burden," said Buildher Community officer Esther Waikuru.

Esther Waikuru gifts Hannah Wanjiku with packed foodstuff
Esther Waikuru gifts Hannah Wanjiku with packed foodstuff
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Young mother Patricia Muthoni
Young mother Patricia Muthoni
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Stephen Njoroge, a recipient of food aid
Stephen Njoroge, a recipient of food aid
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Eunice Wamoyo packs foodstuff
Eunice Wamoyo packs foodstuff
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Pauline Waigumo hands over food aid to Maureen Nyagoha
Pauline Waigumo hands over food aid to Maureen Nyagoha
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Mathare residents share their challenges
Mathare residents share their challenges
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI