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COMMUNITY IMPACT:

FOOD SUPPORT, HYGIENE, WATER, SANITATION & RESOURCE DISTRIBUTION

Samir Ibrahim

Replace lost income for those that have been hardest hit by COVID-19

 

Create a robust system of targeting and operationalizing cash transfers for current and future crises

SINGLE OBJECTIVE/GOAL OF THE PILLAR:

Provide emergency cash transfers to 2 million low income Kenyans that have been hardest hit by COVID-19

CALL TO ACTION:

  • Fundraise ~200 M USD in the next three months for disbursement to 2 million Kenyans

  • Create (1) a targeting process, and (2) a technology platform for operationalizing cash deliveries and impact monitoring that can be used by the Kenyan Government and other organisations for existing and future social safety net programs and emergency relief

  • Disburse funds to vulnerable Kenyans through a robust payment rail in partnership with Give Directly

TIMELINE:

Ongoing:

  • Disbursements to 38,000 individuals in the regions of Kibera and Mathare have started

  • Shikilia is currently fundraising for 200 M USD to expand to other regions in the country over the next 3 months

  • Shikilia will start disbursing funds on a widespread basis and conducting M&E on earlier phases in May

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COMMUNITY IMPACT: SAFE HANDS COALITION

FOOD SUPPORT, HYGIENE, WATER, SANITATION & RESOURCE DISTRIBUTION

SINGLE OBJECTIVE/GOAL OF THE PILLAR:

Initiative for sanitation and basic essentials

CALL TO ACTION:

  • Mobilising the initiative of Safehands Coalition - Safe Hands Kenya is a mission-driven alliance of Kenyan companies deploying free hand sanitiser, soap, face masks, and surface disinfectants to all Kenyans, as the first line of defense against COVID-19.

  • https://www.safehandskenya.com/ For more information

TIMELINE:

Ongoing

Greg Murray

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