The Somaliland Women’s Research and Action Group (Sowrag) is distributing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and posters to women street vendors in the city of Hargeisa. The posters contain key information on Covid-19 and protection measures.
The organization launched a Covid-19 awareness campaign for 200 vendors (the majority of whom were women) in Yaoundé. The vendors were taught about protecting themselves and preventing the spread of the virus. They were also given a hygiene kit consisting of a bucket, soap, masks, and umbrellas. The organization targeted…
The so-called “Presidente de Rua” (street presidents) are chosen by the neighbors and their aim is to raise awareness, to monitor that people stay home, to distribute donations and essential items and to support people with symptoms with information. About 21,000 houses in the community are supported by the volunteers.
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