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Property expansion and financial health the new target for Boresha Sacco

By Dennis Bett Giant Baringo-based Boresha Sacco’s active membership hit 71,088 by the year ending December 31, 2021, up from 60,656 in 2020; a clear indicator of rising fortunes of…

Nine cooperative societies receive Sh3 million incubators, backup generators

By Enock Kipturgut The County Government of Baringo has launched incubators and backup generators worth Shs 3 million to benefit nine co-operative societies drawn from Kabarnet Ward.  The move is…

Trans Elite Sacco once beset by graft bounces back

By Isaac Biwott The Trans Elite County Teacher’s Savings and Credit Cooperative Society in Nandi County is back to its former glory after settling an off-shore loan owed to Oikocredit…

Proposed bill to empower women

By Obegi Malack Women will get grants from the County Government of Kajiado if the proposed Women Empowerment Fund Bill (2021) is enacted into law. The bill which is now…

Baringo Coffee farmers asked to form saccos

BY TALARUS CHESANG Coffee farmers in Baringo have been asked to form cooperative Saccos for economic empowerment. Wildlife Principal Secretary (PS) Prof. Fred Segor said it is through strong societies…

Water vendors prosper through Sacco

By Martin Ruto Life was bleak for Erickson Omwamba when he discontinued his pursuit for secondary school education due to lack of fees. His parents left Nyanchwa area, Kisii County…

Sh85m Baringo Coffee factory commissioned

BY TALARUS CHESANG The Sh85 million Baringo Cha Coffee factory has been commissioned in a 2.5 acre Tugen hills farm in Baringo North.  There was some tussle with the location…

Adhere to savings audit ratios, Saccos urged

By Benedict Ng’etich  Saving and Credit Societies in Bomet County have been urged to adhere to the recommended key audit ratios if they want to succeed. Bomet County Government auditor…

Bead weaving changes livelihoods

By Nancy   Masit Nancymasit80@gmail.com. Members of Nkoilale Women Group in Narok South Sub-County are now engaged in commercial bead weaving which has impacted positively on their lives. Magdalene Ntinka who…

Loan defaults big issue for Sotico

By Benedict Ng’etich The chairman Sotico Sacco Samuel Munyao Nzeki says they faced challenges because of member’s defaulting on loan repayment.  He told delegates that they tried to assist members…