In this blog we hear from Wasafiri’s Head of Operations, Scott Hinkle, who has been on the forefront in helping Wasafiri navigate the turbulence of Covid-19.

What happens when those who are trusted by communities to help them navigate difficult situations are themselves victims of the same difficult situations?

Wasafiri, means “travellers or explorers” in Swahili, and was inspired by the phrase, “Traveller, there is no path, we make the path as we walk together.”

Yemen, already the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, recorded its first COVID-19 case last week.

This week I dropped a card through the letter box of an older neighbour whom I hadn’t seen out on the street for a few weeks. She phoned me almost straight away and explained she has been self-isolating for the past 3 weeks.