- Martha Chepkoech is a resident from King'wal village in Chepsangor sub-location in Tinderet sub-county and her plight was highlighted on social media
- Photos shared on a page dubbed Nandi county Forum showed she lived in a grass-thatched house which leaked and was on the verge of collapse
- Briefly.co.za earlier reported of a related incident in the same county where Kind neighbours built a beautiful permanent house for woman who lived in deplorable conditions
The Bible in Acts 20:35 states that “In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive”.
These words could have been in the minds of generous well-wishers in Nandi county who have come to the rescue of a woman who is living in deplorable conditions.
Martha Chepkoech is a resident from King'wal village in Chepsangor sub location in Tinderet sub county.
Martha's plight highlighted on social media
Her plight was highlighted by netizens on Facebook on a page dubbed Nandi county forum prompting Good Samaritans to pay her a visit.
"After a news report from Emoo FM alongside Nandi county Forum that featured Martha Chepkoech, a resident from Kingwal village in Chepsangor sub location in Tinderet sub county who until now was living in pathetic situation, residents across the six sub counties in Nandi are streaming to her home to offer anything they have.
"Youths as well as a section of elders from Nandi Hills sub county visited Martha today for support. Edwin Talam, a Facebook blogger led the team which has also been marshaling support from any well wisher to aid Mrs kemboi through a WhatsApp group," Isaiah Cheruiyot, a member of the group said.
House construction set to start
Nandi county executive member in charge of agriculture bought her 12 pieces of iron sheets while other generous residents promised to buy cement, sand and other construction materials.
"Others have been sending their assistance through various channels like friends within the said sub county so as they can help the mother in need. Meanwhile the house construction will begin at the course of next week. Martha had a smiling face citing God has indeed open ways for her blessings," Cheruiyot added.
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