Kenyan designers create colourful face masks for the poor during the Covid-19 pandemic

  • Africa
  • Thursday, 16 Apr 2020

Masks with typically East African designs made by a furniture company in Kenya. Photo: Michelle Vugutsa/Love Artisan/dpa

In Kenya, fashion and furniture designers are using their
 craft to make face masks for those living in slums trying to protect
 themselves from becoming infected with the novel coronavirus. 

”Our key and core mission was really to try and get these masks into
 the hands and onto the faces of vulnerable people, ” explains
 furniture maker Sara Reeves.

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