Meet the Beating Corona Heroes
Michael Munene | Kenya
Tagged #LandlordoftheYear2020 on Twitter earlier this year, set up his rooms as a landlord to serve as quarantine and sick bay in case of infections.
Abimbola Ajala through her NGO has been able to reach out to families in Lagos and Ibadan with food supplies even before the lock down started. She visits slums, has conversations with them on how they can stay safe as well as provide basic food stuff for families. She shares direct first-hand information on how people can reach in case of any emergency.
Since 29th of March 2020, through his NGO @dreamsfromtheslum Isaac has reignited hope in so many living in Ajegunle of Ajeromi Ifelodun LGA a feat he reached through his humanitarian works in the community. So far, over 40,000 packs of cooked food has been served in the community and so many families have received palliative that has been sustaining them through this period of coronavirus pandemic.
Label Mamzi | Egypt
Mamzi dedicated her latest collections to the doctors and nurses bravely fighting on the pandemic frontlines. All profits from the sales of these designs were donated to the foundation’s Cairo-based hospitals, which are still working tirelessly to treat incoming coronavirus patients.
Fashion House | Libya
Fashion House, A Libyan fashion label switched from making chic garments to medical gowns. Six women sewing scrubs for doctors and nurses at Fashion House’s clothing factory in Libya’s capital, Tripoli.
Dr. Folakemi Ezenwanne
She volunteers as a doctor at the Eti-Osa Isolation Centre, Lagos State where she is involved with a team of other doctors, nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and lab scientists, in the case management of Covid-19.