Thursday, October 5, 2017

Kenya: Story of the Elderly Should Be One of Hope

The International Day of Older Persons was marked last Sunday amid growing concern that the rising number of senior citizens in Kenya could spiral into a big crisis. Indeed, the enthusiasm with which people aged 70 and above, recently rushed to register for the enhanced cash transfer programme confirms that this critical section of the population needs urgent attention. That we witnessed long queues of senior citizens at the Inua Jamii programme registration centres as they sought to enrol must be a main point of focus. Read More