Enhancing Access to water supply for the people of Kericho County is on top of our priorities. In this regard today, in the company of our colleague H. E. Dr. Wilber Ottichilo, I commissioned the Tachasis and Borowet water projects in Kamasian Ward, Kipkelion West which have been constructed by our government. We also commissioned the Saoset Center Juu - Kutung' Bridge and launched the construction of the Nyasakia-Kapkures road.
The empowerment of young people is one of our topmost priorities. We have launched the Coca Cola Kuza Kazi Program in Kericho County in collaboration with the Coca Cola Company and USAID RTI. 25 youth have been given kits worth Sh15000 each to start off their businesses and become entrepreneurs through this Public-Private Partnershil. The county government has supplemented this by giving each of the youth Sh5000.
Officially opening of the Regional Regional Cross Country Championships and Anti-Doping Awareness event at the Kericho Teachers Training College this morning. We keep encouraging the athletes to embrace clean sports and avoid doping at all costs as this has damaged careers of great athletes in the past.
Raising access to quality and affordable healthcare is one of the Presidential Big Four Agenda and one of the highest placed priorities of the County Governments. We have allocated KShs36M towards providing Insurance Cover for 12,000 needy families this Financial Year.
Kipkelion Coffee Mills and the Kapngetuny Women's Group Maize Millers are now able to process and package coffee and maize flour branded as Zawadi Coffee and Zawadi Maize Flour. Our Government will continue taking steps to support agribusiness in the county.
Unveiling the South Rift Branch Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya(ICPAK) office at Imarisha Kebo plaza,Kericho town.
Inspection of the Subukia- Chagaiya Road Bridge and the Tumaini Primary School ECDE classroom; Inspection of site at Tumaini Primary School which has been identified for drilling of a borehole. This project will supply water to the entire area and enable us to open the maternity unit at Subukia Dispensary for use.
Celebrations for the sterling performance posted by last year's KCSE students. We will assist the school and other schools in the county with the necessary support to enable them boost their academic results and prepare students into future responsible citizens.