Over the last few weeks, Kenya has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases throughout the country. With cases rising and limited access to vaccines, the President has issued new restrictions in Nairobi which are expected to last for the next 60 days. Beginning last Friday, some of these restrictions include: a nightly curfew from 8pm to 4am; no in-person dining at restaurants in Nairobi; suspension of all face-to-face teaching at all schools and universities; and the suspension of public gatherings and in-person meetings within the counties of Nairobi, Kajiado, Machakos, Kiambu and Nakuru.
What does that mean for MITS? In Kamulu, the team is taking appropriate precautions with social distancing and sanitizing stations. Literacy students have moved to virtual learning in their dorm areas. Skills students are remaining within the Skills compound and studying in small numbers. The team and students are adapting and education continues!
In Eastleigh, programs are currently on hold. The MITS team is working closely with local authorities to provide food and care for street children in small numbers.
As always, the mission to love and serve street kids continues! None of that is possible without you. Your support during these times means the world to our team and students. If you would like to help the team through these challenges, click the button below to give. Stay tuned for updates.
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