The Central Organization of Trade Unions in Kenya COTU (K) in Partnership with Solidarity Center under the Program COTU CARES donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to informal workers at COTU-(K) headquarters.
COTU (K) Executive Board Members and affiliates unions General Secretaries KUDHEIHA, AUKMW, KUCFAW and KLDTDU were present led by Bro. Albert Njeru, Bro Boniface Kavuvi and Sis. Rose Omamo. Country Program Officer for East and Horn of Africa Sis. Marggie Peters-Mukhika represented solidarity Center.
The Informal Workers associations were represented as by officials from Nairobi Informal Sector Confederation (NISCOF), Muthurwa cleaners association, Grogon Ngara Food Vendors Association, Muthurwa Food Court Vendors Association, Migingo Mechanics Self Help Group and Ambira Jua Kali Association.
There was an emphasis on importance of observing Occupational Health and safety measures to reduce new COVID_19 infections at workplaces. Personal Protective Equipments provided include KN95 face masks 4,000, Hand washing liquid soap 620 litres, Disposable surgical hand gloves 2,000, Industrial hand gloves 100, Hand sanitizers 175,000 ML, Soap Containers 100 and Thermoguns 9.
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