It is so sad as this lockdown of a thing due to the CoronaVirus doesn’t favour the poor, it was reported that a widow was on Tuesday, April 28, her thoughts forced to boil stones for her children after enduring days of hunger in Kasauni, Mombasa County, Kenya.
The mother of eight said that she had to boil stones to cheat her children making them feel that food was cooking till they fall asleep.
Peninah Kitao who is a widow, blamed the tough economic times for the woes that she is going through.
According to her neighbour, Prisca Nyakaragio, she heard her children’s cries and rushed to check on the matter, only to find that she had boiled stones.
After being interviewed by Kenya’s NTV, the widow has received numerous donations. 📷: CAROLINE MWAWASI/TUKO