Several hundred families are looking for relief from flooding in Kenya. Funding from Covenant World Relief helped provide food (maize and beans), mosquito nets, and vehicles for transport of people and goods (two trucks and one car). Kitengela church members in Kenya, 80% of whom are Congolese refugees, donated clothes for relief. Only two years ago, many of these church members were receiving clothes from a clothing drive; now they are able to give back to those who are in greater need than themselves.
Local leadership spoke to their communities about disaster preparedness for any future flooding encounters.
Bridges have been swept away but the government expects to repair the damage. Crops are in ruins, submerged in water. The lack of harvest will surely impact the availability of food in the region. Continue Reading »