COVID-19 impact hurts workers’ ability to send relatives cash

“About eight in 10 workers are unable to send cash to their relatives in rural Kenya in the wake of the COVID-19 economic hardships, says a new survey, which reveals that majority of households have not felt the impact of the reduction in VAT from 16 to 14 percent. According to the poll released Sunday, 79 percent of Kenyan workers interviewed were not in a position to support their dependants financially.”

via The East African