BY ALBERT NYAKUNDI
Philanthropist Shahid Yakub has appealed to well-wishers to help vulnerable families living in six counties he says are facing drought.
The counties include Mandera,Kilifi,Garissa,Marsabit,Isiolo and Tana River.
Yakub and his team estimate 1.5 million people in these counties are facing starvation.
He spoke on Saturday when ‘Feed A Family Program’ team members distributed food to one thousand households in Wargadud,Mandera county.
He said the team has been operational for a decade now.
“We thank all our sponsors and humbly continue to appeal for more support from well-wishers. I give special thanks to my team both on the ground and the team that was coordinating from Nairobi including their families.” he told Hot News.
Yakub said by mid-2020, his team supported 4,500 household country-wide.
He said for details on how to help through the Feed A Family Program they can be reached through the following contacts, Shahid Yakub +254706483212 or Sheikh Salman +254700530000.
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