When he first heard about the coronavirus in early February, Liam Thorne was working as a monitoring and evaluation fellow supporting health programming in Kisii, Kenya.
Over the last few months, in the face of a global pandemic, we heard stories of hope, resilience and selflessness from across our global community.
- Civil Society
- Economic Inclusion
- Engaging Canadians
- Environment and Climate Change
- Food Security and Nutrition
- Gender Equality
With the outbreak of COVID-19, Istoray’s business ground to a sudden halt. A lockdown order on the market where Istoray’s business operated caused her, and many others to lose their business and income.
After the spread of COVID-19, many, including Kimya’s eldest son, a rental driver, lost their jobs. But the greenhouse has enabled their family to weather the pandemic.
Community health volunteers (CHVs) play a crucial role in the healthcare system in Kenya.
As a vaccine for COVID-19 has yet to be produced, prevention is the only way to stop the spread of this disease. Community awareness is key to the success of such initiatives.
Thanks to COVID-19 prevention training provided by a Canadian-supported program, Maria learned that prevention was something she could help control.