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• Sports Ministry: Assistance for affected stars countrywide drive

“We are happy to collaborate with Eliud Kipchoge in extending the Sports Covid-19 stimulus and food programme to athletes in the North Rift region. We are targeting at least 1,530 sportspersons drawn from various disciplines with 901 “most in need” on our priority list countrywide,” the CS assured in a statement.

The packages being given to each athlete include maize and wheat flour, rice, cooking oil and pasta. So far, the ministry has, through Kipchoge and the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation, distributed the packages in Kericho, Kapsabet, Eldoret, Iten and Kaptagat.

Selected athletes will also receive financial support to cushion them and their families through the pandemic period with funds being sent directly to their mobile telephone money accounts.

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