A lot has changed in the society we live in and the old expectation that children are insurance for the future is quickly disappearing in the smog. The child of today is nothing compared to those who consider themselves adults in 2019. The race is on in life for parents to create a better future for their children and those who have caught the wave understand all too well that the compass has moved and so must our strategy as parents.
The world environment day was held on 5th of June 2019. The day which is observed in most parts of the world seeks to reflect on interventions taken on matters environment. In 2019, the focus was on beating air pollution. In Kenya today, the levels of pollution continue to rise amidst increased industrialization, infrastructure development as well as growing activities in the construction sector. The National Environmental Management Agency NEMA has time and again been in the mainstream media advocating for an observation of the requirements to ensure safe and clean environmental interventions.
Peter Obwoge is a 50 years old Kenyan and a father of 5 who lives in Nyamira County, Kenya. Peter though, contracted polio when he was an infant and has been immobile all his life. The tides have now changed for Peter, when Optiven Foundation recently intervened and offered him a free wheelchair, which he is now using to move around.