Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) Director Samuel Ong’ow. Photo: Fredrick Odiero

State promises to pay KSh7 billion arrears to cane farmers, staff

The government is keen on paying cane farmers and staff of sugar companies who are owed money in terms of unpaid arrears. Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) Director Samuel Ong’ow said the government has initiated payment of about KSh6.94 billion which is owed to farmers and staff of the sugar companies. Speaking in Muhoroni Ong’ow…

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Imarisha Sacco members Kedowa Special School For the Deaf located in Kericho County. Photo:courtesy

Imarisha Sacco donates sanitary towels to hearing impaired learners in Kericho

On Saturday May 25, 2024, Imarisha Sacco members visited Kedowa Special School For the Deaf located in Kericho County. The Sacco members donated various items including sanitary towels, tissue papers among other items for the use by the learners. “CSR is at the heart of Imarisha Sacco Society Limited, Our commitment to serving humanity is…

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Machakos Deputy Governor Francis Mwangangi tours Kwa Mating'i Farmers Cooperative Society on May 24. Photo: Agnes Orango

Government asked to waive debt owed by cooperative societies in Machakos

Machakos Deputy Governor Francis Mwangangi has made a strong appeal to the national government to waive the long-standing debts that are hindering the operations of cooperative societies within Machakos County. Speaking at a meeting with the Kwa Mating’i Farmers Cooperative Society in Matungulu, Mwangangi highlighted the severe impact of these debts. “Many cooperative societies are…

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KCB Nakuru Branch Manager Christine Keter (left) when she met County Chief Officer for Cooperatives Kurgat Kibet. Photo: courtesy

Cooperatives in Nakuru to benefit from KCB Chama APP

Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Nakuru Branch has developed KCB Chama App that aims to assist cooperatives and Chamas on handling finances, taking loans or saving towards an a goal. KCB Nakuru Branch Manager Christine Keter while speaking in Nakuru on Thursday, May 23, 2024 where she led a team from the lender in a meeting…

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Mahali Mzuri facility operated by Virgin Limited Edition

New KSh104,000 per night luxury hotel to start operations in Kenya on July 1

Virgin Limited Edition plans to establish Finch Hattons Luxury Safari Camp in Kenya in July this month. The camp which will be located at Tsavo National Park, joins the list of other prestigious properties under Virgin Limited Edition such as Mahali Mzuri and Ulusaba Private Game Reserve. This will be its ninth property globally and…

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Minister for Co-operatives in Kajiado County Janet Sereu, Muungano Chair Ruth Wakapa (second left) with Kajiado North cooperative officer Salome Wangui (left) during the Muungano at Muungano Women Housing Cooperative Society 5th Annual General Meeting in Ongata Rongai Kajiado North.Photo: Obegi Malack.

Kajiado Cooperatives urged to learn from well-established Saccos

Kajiado County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Gender, Co-operatives, Culture, Tourism, and Wildlife, Janet Sereu has encouraged upcoming self-help groups and Saccos to enhance their governance by learning from well-established Saccos. The committee member who attended Ongata Rongai Muungano Women Housing Cooperative Society 5th Annual General Meeting in Ongata Rongai Kajiado North Sub-county noted that…

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Draft Copy of Cooperatives Bill No. 7 of 2024.

MPs change dates, venues of public hearings on Cooperatives Bill

The National Assembly has rescheduled the dates and venues for public hearing on the Cooperatives Bill 2024, (National Assembly Bill No. 7 of 2024) for some regions. In an announcement seen by Sacco Review, the public hearing scheduled for May, 11 at Garrissa Social Hall in Garissa County has been postponed indefinitely due to unforeseen…

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Skyline Sacco during retreat at Kabarak University

Skyline Sacco holds 3-day brainstorming retreat at Kabarak University

Skyline Sacco Limited held a 3-day retreat for its members which served as a pivotal moment of reflection, strategic planning and fostering camaraderie. The team-building event took place at Kabarak University on May 1-3, 2024. Also, the event was a crucial opportunity for Sacco leaders to step away from the day-to-day grind and take a…

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Over 1,000 boda boda operators receive free training in Uasin Gishu

Boda Boda Saccos in Uasin Gishu County have received a huge boost through training and award of licences by the Kenya Roads Board (KRB), county administration and Kenya Red Cross among other partners. The training and licensing process served to refine and authorize individuals to operate on the roads legally especially for some who may…

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