Silas Odhiambo, alias Apuoyo Biggy, is the man, the talk and the topic in the great county of Kisumu.
The untold philanthropist from the land of Nyando, has been offering massive donations to tens of thousands families in Kisumu County.
Just few days ago, Biggy distributed foodstuffs to more than 10,000 victims of the floods, caused by the ongoing rains in the region .
Kisumu County is one of the most affected areas by the floods. The ongoing rains has caused the water levels in Lake Victoria to rise, making the lake to flow back to the residential areas.
Recently Mr. Apuoyo Biggy, through his association with his colleagues in the United States, managed to settle Mzee Ong’udi, one of the seriously affected flood victims in Kisumu County. Mr. Apuoyo Biggy came to his rescue after mzee Ong’udi went viral, begging for help from well-wishers, after being left homeless and helpless. All his belongings were swept away by the floods.
Mr. Biggy settled the old man down by donating land and constructing him a house.
When speaking to the media, Mr Biggy added that it’s through his association with the colleagues in the United States, that he donates to the needy.
He also challenged the Kisumu County Government and the National Government at large to speed up their actions for rescuing the affected families within the flooded areas. He also urged the Government to always clear drainages during dry seasons to avert heavy flooding within Nyando, in Kisumu County.
Heavy rains are experienced in most parts of the Country, causing floods amidst the Covid 19 pandemic