Generous donations have paid for 100 new desks which will go towards making DGS Covid-19 safe when the children to return to school.
Destiny Garden School is facing considerable expense to comply with social distancing and hygiene requirements. For example, extra hand washing facilities and textbooks will be required, together with a supply of sanitiser, and probably the biggest expense is providing 100 individual desks and chairs.
Before many of the children shared desks, sometimes with as many as six children sharing a desk designed for just two. The Kenyan Government requires school children to sit at least one meter apart on separate desks. Local carpenters (thus giving them some work) have made the desk units – please see the attached photos.