Shaw OpCO Corporation has identified a need for assistance of the widows in communities we serve. There are an estimated 8 million widows in Kenya that comprises nearly 15% of the population. The widows in the rural areas remain disadvantaged by poverty, patriarchy, and harmful cultural practices of social discrimination and injustice as well as mental and physical abuse and 'sexual widow-cleansing'. These numbers have exponentially increased as a result of Covid 19 infection's disproportionate effect on men. The risk to the vulnerable children whom these mothers have to care for adds to the burden of care and cycle of depravity.
Shaw OpCO Corporation, through donations and through the medical mission programs, will donate a minimum of 5 goats ( USD $70 each) per year to the widows in the communities we serve.
Please help us meet and exceed this challenge!