NCCK GS Rev.Canon Karanja with Nairobi County governor Dr. Evans Kidero. Others from extreme left are NCCK DGS Oliver Kisaka, Anglican Church Arch Bishop Dr. Wabukala, Rev David Otieno among others

 The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) will partner with  Nairobi County government to enhance healthcare services in Nairobi.

The move will also enable the two sides consult on various pertinent issues that affect Nairobi residents aimed at offering amicable solutions. The move follows a meeting between NCCK General Secretary Rev. Canon Peter Karanja and Nairobi County governor his Excellency Dr. Evans Kidero. The discussions between Karanja and Kidero centered on the impending renovations and upgrading of Huruma clinic  that is run by NCCK. Speaking during the meeting Rev. Karanja said that the plan for this social investment was in line with Nairobi City plans of service delivery. He added that NCCK shall endeavor to mobilize the church towards such initiatives that have a direct impact on Kenyans. On his part Dr. Kidero thanked the NCCK and acknowledged its role in improving the health sector and promised to support the Council in achieving its dream. Also present during the meeting were NCCK’s Deputy General Secretary Oliver Kisaka, Anglican church Arch Bishop Eliud Wabukala and Rev. David Otieno. Huruma clinic serves majority of the community living in Huruma estate, Mathare slums and its environs.  NCCK has been running the clinic since 1997.