20,000 children in Samburu in dire need of relief food
SEE ALSO :Free potato seed plan backfiresThe director called upon the Government to consider distributing food supplements to families with have children. Kabiro noted that children are unable to eat hard boiled maize and their systems cannot digest such foods. Samburu East Sub-county is most affected, with more than 50 per cent of the children suffering from malnutrition. Samburu North follows with 35 per cent while Samburu Central stands at 15 per cent. The county government has started the distribution of relief food to 120,000 hungry residents. Launching the initiative on Monday, Governor Moses Lenolkulal said that more than 14,000 bags of maize will be distributed.
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