Charity groups on a mission to improve livelihood in Barut

Residents of Barut in Nakuru West subcounty have a reason to smile after charity organizations stepped in with several support projects.

The projects that touch on water and education are aimed at improving livelihood in the area.

The area has had challenges among them lack of quality water services for many years.

However, a partnership between Rotary Club of Nakuru, Rotary Club of Davis Sunrise and Engineers without borders has solved the crisis.

Speaking at Soar Kenya Academy during the commissioning of vari projects among them water and classrooms, outgoing Rotary Club of Nakuru President Joab Okello also revealed that they are now embarking on a project to adopt several water boreholes for defluoridation.

He noted that for many years the locals have consumed water that has high levels of flouride that has negative repurcusion to their health.

“We are doing these water projects so that locals can be able to get quality water snd good health” stated Okello.

on her part Joanne Todd from  American Friends of kenya who spoke after commissioning administration Block building at Soar Kenya Academy reiterated the need for continued collaboration in improving education standards in the area.

She noted that education is key in transforming society.

“We all have responsibility to ensure a better society and way of doing such is through education” she said.

It should be noted that since establishment in 2011, Soar Kenya Academy has continued to positively impact the lives of many children from poor background.

Director and Founder Mr James Yegon lauded the donors for the continued collaboration and support.

He says education is the only transmission idea in the area.

“I just want to thank out donors and friends for the support. We know through education, these children will be able to assist their parents and have a bright future” said Yegon.

The event was also attended by incoming President Rotary Club of  Nakuru Rani Ramchandani as well as Quality Assurance officer Nakuru West Christopher Ogutu.





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