WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES INITIATIVE

women making soap and sanitizer

LAIKIPIA COUNTY WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES AND COVID-19

In an effort to assist in flattening the COVID-19 infection Curve.UDPK Together with Disabled Persons Organizations in Laikipia County set out to empower women with disabilities  in the area with skills on how to

  • make sanitizers and soap using locally available materials
  • set up accessible hand washing stands
  • sensitize area people on importance of maintainig basic hygine.

Hand Washing Stands

There are some key consideration to be put in mind when setting up a temporal hand washing stands in order to meet the accessibility need:

  • LOCATION-This is where the washing stand is placed.is it placed in place where anyone can access with reasonable time frame and effort.-is is on flat ground or stairs-is is on higher level place or lower level place among other location factors
  • MANUFACTURED-how is the hand washing stand made.is it made in such a way that it can be accessed by ALL including persons with disabilities and children.Is it too tall or too much high -is it too low to be reached by some section of the society.

 

hand wwashing stand
covid 19 and disability

Setting up some temporal hand washing stands at laikipia county in nayuku town area: