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Dust to Grass: journey of Neno from welfare to reputable Sacco

By Kamundia Muriithi A welfare group formed by a few matatu operators in Embu County in the late 90s has grown into one of the largest public transport Saccos in…

Bestrock Sacco pays dividends to members online

By Boniface Mulu The management of the Kitui based Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Limited has paid a total of 1,480,508 shillings dividends to approximately 500 members online. Normally, the…

New law to boost co-ops oversight in Embu

By Kamundia Muriithi Embu County has developed a new law to govern operations of cooperative societies. The County Cooperative Societies Bill 2019, spearheaded by the agriculture committee chaired by Rev…

Women groups receive water tanks

By Eugene Kioko Women groups under various Community Based Organizations in Machakos County have received water tanks in a programme spearheaded by the National Government Affirmative Acton Fund (NGAAF). The…

Drivers undergo eyesight test

By Eugene Kioko Drivers in Machakos were recently screened for various eye conditions at Machakos Bus Park in an exercise organized by Machakos Matatu Owners Association. Association Chairman Steve Mutuku…

Government to support youth embrace agriculture

By Boniface Mulu The government will continue supporting the modernisation of agriculture and teaching farmers the importance of growing crops suitable for their agro-ecological zones using the right techniques. Agriculture…

Coffee societies seek waiver as farmers feel the pinch

By Kamundia Muriithi Twenty-four co-operative societies in Embu County are struggling to pay a Sh90 million loan borrowed five years ago to set up a coffee mill that has since…

Coffee societies seek waiver as farmers feel the pinch

By Kamundia Muriithi Twenty-four co-operative societies in Embu County are struggling to pay a Sh90 million loan borrowed five years ago to set up a coffee mill that has since…

Italian company set to buy Meru coffee

By John Majau A worldwide coffee roasting company, Illy Caffe Spa, has shown interest in buying coffee from Meru County. The company‚Äôs coffee buyer, Stefano Scanferla, recently visited Meru County…

Youth urged to form groups to get Government funding

By John Majau Tharaka-Nithi Deputy Governor Francis Kagwima has urged the youth in the area to form or join registered groups in order to benefit financially from the Government and…