In a move to prevent its students from being infected by COVID-19 when school opens Eldoret Technical Training Institute has embarked on mass production of facemask.
According to Michael Opiyo who is the Dean of students, they are poised to produce 10,000 facasks when schools officially opens.
“As an institution we have embarked on mass production of facemask to protect our students from being infected by COVID-19 .We produce over 500 masks per day and by the time students would be allowed back to school we shall have done over 10,000 facemasks,” said the institution Dean of Students.
Concerning the regulations given by the Ministry of Health to prevent further spread of COVID-19 Mr said everything has been put in order.
“We have done allot interns of 1.5m social distancing rule where have put extra 40 extra tents where we have marked the sitting arrangement which is in line with the Ministry of Health protocols. We have enough teachers who will cater for the extra classes,” Opiyo said.
He said that the institution has also put several water points with automated soap dispenser for handwashing.
“We will also ensure that our classes are sanitized after every lesson and ensure students are not infected by the virus,” he added.
He further called on Kenyans to strictly follow the directives by the Ministry of Health to prevent further spread of COVID-19 whivh is now a pandemic claiming many live not only in Kenya accross the world.
“I want to call upon Kenyans to ensure that they wash their hands before and after every activity, observe dusk to dawn curfew, observe one meter social distancing rule, avoid overcrowded places at all cost, sanitize all the time, put on facemask and if possible stay at home to prevent further spread of the virus,” Opiyo advised.
The institution which is the leading in East offers with dedicated lecturers and good management offers Technical ,Engineering, Business, Humanities, ECDE and P1 teachers among others.