Kenya Prisons Services has on Tuesday received 60,000 bar soaps and assorted PPE’s to be used in the fight against coronavirus from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Also donated were materials to tailor 150,000 face masks and building materials to construct screening and quarantine station for 129 prisons.
“Donated hand washing stations, 60,000 bars of soap, and an assortment of PPE’s to be used by Prisons Kenya Additionally, we procured materials to tailor 150,000 face masks, all jointly with Kenya Red Cross.
We donated construction materials to build screening and quarantine stations to 129 prisons in Kenya working with Kenya Red Cross and Prisons Kenya.”
Present at the event was Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i who is in the frontline to ensure Prisons just like other centres are safe against the pandemic.
“With the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, we adjusted our humanitarian response and support in the region in partnership with the Kenya Red Cross and the Djibouti Red Crescent.”