*update* Zack on his journey
By Charles Gichane
JUNE 9 – Safaricom, Kenya Red Cross and the Kenyan Paraplegic Organization (KPO) have pledged to donate Sh17 million over the next ten months to raise money for the construction of a Sh250 million rehab centre for spinal cord injury victims.
The announcement was made at the launch of a public campaign dubbed “Bring Zack Back Home”, and CEO of Safaricom Bob Collymore described the benefits of building the region’s first rehab center for paralyzed victims.
“The facility will provide rehabilitation, counseling, vital social care and support, as well as advocacy in raising awareness in society,” he revealed.
“It will carry out community outreach and home visits, as well as set up economic activity that will empower the residents,” he added.
Members of the public are being urged to donate at least one shilling a day for sixty days to prevent Zack…
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