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The Pain of COVID-19 as Women Join Men to Do Heavy Works in Construction Sites

The emergency of COVID-19 into Kenya since last year March when the country reported three first cases of coronavirus. Since then, many Kenya's have lost jobs through closure of industries and factories. The working industries and factories as per now have reduced number of workers so that protocols of COVID-19 is observed.

With introduction of lockdown in Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado, Nakuru and Mombasa which are the epicenter of business in the country, many traders are incurring loss. On other hand, most business people have closed their activities due to this pendamic as of most goods comes from foreign countries and borders are closed by the government as a measure of controlling coronavirus.

Now most families are struggling to put food on the table and to provide some basic things like payment of rent. This has forced many women to join men by doing heavy work in construction site. They mix cement and stones which requires a lot of energy. Since they don't have any other means of survival they have no otherwise but to do these heavy work.

It is high time the president Uhuru Kenyatta to reopen economy so that he can safe the situation. As we wait to reopen economy, let's follow all rules and regulations of COVID-19 so that this pain can be relieved.

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