A Research Report on COVID-19 Incidence and Resource Management in the Republic of Kenya

This research assesses the background of Covid-19 incidence in Kenya, and subsequently, the Government's policy and financial response aimed at mitigating the impact of the pandemic on its citizens. This study focuses on establishing total amounts in donations, grants and loans, sector allocation and prioritization by the Government of Kenya (GOK), disbursement and expenditure trends, needs assessment consideration for vulnerable groups, public participation in planning and budgeting processes, and finally policies and legal amendments arising from the predicament that the pandemic presented. This research relied on secondary sources of data, specifically the approved national budget estimates, controller of budget implementation reports, Special Audit reports by the Auditor