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Sanitizers for Rural health Centres

We will use our distribution network to supply hand sanitizers and nose mask at subsidized rate to health facilities in the district

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Safeplan Uganda who operates as last Mile distributor of energy cook stove and solar lanterns shall use its sales agents to sale and market hand sanitizers and liquid detergent to rural health facilities.

The organisation has vast experience in the district and we have been working with several communities around, we plan to use this network to deliver PPE to far to reach health facilities in rural areas who have poor supply and road network to acquire personal protective equipment.

Our sales agent who can no longer sale solar and cookstove will immediately start distributing hand sanitizers to health facilities major social places like schools and institutions.

We also plan to support communities including market places with liquid soap and washing cans for example http://goto.gg/46028 in this project we shall supply 200 hand washing cans in the regions.

What is the need are you focusing on?

The need for hand sanitizers and liquid detergents for rural health facilities can not be address by government alone because of many factors including resources, road access to health facilities during rainy season distance from the distribution points and more. Safeplan Uganda staff traverse these areas regularly making it easy to deliver essential items at low cost. We have one motorcycle we shall add one to make two and work shall be very easy in ensuring health workers and community have essentail protection they need to fight the pandemic

What is the best example of business adaption you’ve seen in response to COVID-19?

Apparently the best business adoption is the door to door delivery, since many people are locked down and only restricted movement is allowed, delivery of essential items can easily be done with lowest cost using, in Uganda Safe boda or motorcycle are doing this very well since including health workers and staff cannot move freely, delivery of essential services will protect lives as a good alternative to addressing the pandemic challenges. Our team are skilled to ride in far distant rural places and used to bad roads during rainy season this will ensure a country wide availability of services that reduce the spread of COVID-19.

What is your profession?

Social worker- Community development practitioner

Where are you located (country)?

Uganda

Where are you located (region)?

  • Eastern Africa

Which industry do you work in?

  • Non-Profit/Philanthropy

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your submission? Are you participating in these efforts?

Am aware of Global hack managed by UN SDG campaign, am did not qualify for the Hackathoin

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