Community Action to Achieve Prosperity Trust (CAAP) has donated hand washing equipment to six schools in Nkayi District as part of efforts to fight against Covid-19 and raise awareness of the pandemic in rural communities.
The donation was handed over to the Matabeleland North provincial education director Jabulani Mpofu at Mhlahlandlela Government Complex on Wednesday.
Speaking to CITE, the co-founder and executive coordinator for CAAP, Mthokozisi Moyo said the equipment is part of the prevention strategies and interventions recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Child Care.
“We donated six hands-free washing machines to the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education which are earmarked for six schools in Nkayi District precisely most of the schools are in ward 21. The machines were manufactured by the young stars based in Nkayi who are part of various vocational and technical skills training programme being offered by CAAP,” said Moyo.
“These machines are part of the prevention strategies and interventions recommended by WHO and Ministry of Health. In a nutshell, they help prevent the spread of Coronavirus.”
The recipients are Guwe Primary and Secondary School, Gwiji Primary School, Zinyangeni Primary School, Dukamzondo Primary School, Hadane Secondary School and Sivomo Secondary School.
Moyo said they have also made similar donations to Nkayi District Hospital, Nkayi Prison, Guwe Clinic, Zinyangeni Clinic, Jongela Business Center and Makhalima borehole.