Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry to house and cater for 15,000 ‘kayaye’ during lockdown

The Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry will house about 15,000 head porters, popularly known as kayaye in Accra and Kumasi during the partial lockdown.

This is an initiative to help curb the spread of the coronavirus as we adhere to the measures.

Cynthia Morrison, the Sector Minister said they will be fed and catered for during their stay at an undisclosed location.

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It includes women, children and a handful of men.

“Some of them have rented apartments but some also live on the streets. For those without a place of abode, we currently have 15,000 that we are going to cater for.”

“There is going to be food, water and we have corporate bodies cooking for them,” the Minister said as she addressed the press during the Ministry of Information’s press conference to address the coronavirus pandemic.

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