Ministry reassures on funds for orphans
20 June 2012, 07:52
Nairobi – The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social
Development has denied reports of misappropriation of funds set aside
for the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC’s) across the country.
Secretary for Children Affairs at the Ministry Prof Jacqueline Oduol
maintains that the funds are properly utilised and assured parents and
guardians of children registered for support to be patient.
“We admit there are orphans and vulnerable children in various parts
of the country who were registered and have not been receiving the
money, but this does not mean that the money is being misappropriated,”
Prof Oduol said, in response to Capital FM’s detailed exposes of
interviews carried out with affected in affected parts and pub.
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