Friday, October 28, 2022 –Sh 104 million have been raised to support citizens in hunger-stricken regions around the country.
Deputy President, Rigathi Gachagua, alongside Trade Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria today Friday October 28 presided over a funds-drive that saw sh 104 million contributed in a record one hour.
The fund-raising exercise had been organized by Kenya Association of Manufacturers KAM which will purely channel the amount to the course.
Making this confirmation, DP Gachagua said that they had managed to raise the amount; this being part of their efforts in cubing local hunger.
“This is part of KAM’s Initiative of Environment, Social & Governance. This response was overwhelming, raising sh 104 Million to help in this course,” Gachagua confirmed.
Gachagua added that there is dire need to drive a sustainable and long-lasting solution to have agriculture feed the country without having to always rely on donations.
The DP was also in the company of several other leaders among them EAC CS Rebecca Miano, and her Cooperative counterpart Simon Chelugui.
Last month, President William Ruto led his government in dispatching relief food to famine-stricken families and livestock in various parts of the country.
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