Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kericho branch Pastor Robinson Bett and his team address the media during youths training. Photo: Benedict Ngetich

Kericho youths to benefit from commerce chamber loans

Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) Kericho branch will assist youths in the county to venture into small scale businesses through access to funds and financial training. The chairman of the branch Pastor Robinson Bett said the youths in the county urgently need financial help which should be provided after financial trainings and…

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Mumias Sugar Company entrance.

Cane farmers want to be paid KSh6,050 per tonne

Cane farmers have told Sugar millers that they won’t accept less than KSh6050 per tonne for cane delivered to the factories for milling. The farmers declared that the payment per ton as from this month (February) will only be reviewed upwards and not downwards as has been the trend for many years. The sentiments were…

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Lake Victoria Tourism Association Chairman Robinson Anyal speaks in Kisumu during the 10th Nyanza Region Hotel Suppliers Expo concluded recently.

Western tourism circuit on the road to recovery

The Western Kenya tourism circuit is now on the recovery path following the shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has realized remarkable gains signified by the number of new hotels and conference facilities sprouting up to meet the demand of the rising number of visitors in the region. Lake Victoria Tourism Association Chairman Robinson Anyal…

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Wanabarabara Housing Cooperative Society members display recently received title deeds. Photo Courtesy.

Join Saccos to access affordable housing, Kenyans asked

Kenyans have been asked to join Savings and Credit Cooperatives Societies (Saccos) to easily own and invest in property. According to Engineer George Kiiru, the Chairman of Wanabarabara Housing Cooperative Society, buying property as a group is much easier and more affordable as compared to buying it individually. Addressing the press in Kisaju located in…

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Cooperatives and MSMEs DeevelopmentCS Chelugui, Senator Aaron Cheruiyot and MP Hilary Koskei dancing with coffee farmers.

Kericho coffee farmers decry inequality in distribution of coffee revolving fund

Coffee cooperative societies in Kericho County have called for fairness and equality in the distribution of the Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund (CCARF). Speaking in Fort Ternan during a coffee stakeholders’ forum, Chairman of Kipkelion Coffee Mill Mathew Bore complained of systemic inequality in the distribution of the revolving fund, claiming that societies which supplied…

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Unison Sacco Building in Nanyuki

Unison Sacco in Nanyuki announces employment vacancies.

Unison Sacco, a leading sacco in Nanyuki, Laikipia County, is seeking qualified individuals to fill the positions of clerks and ICT officers. The clerks will be deployed to serve as tellers, customer care officers, loan assistants, and marketing officers. They should be holders of diplomas in management, cooperatives, marketing, finance, and accounts and must have…

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President William Ruto inspects Nandi Cooperative Creameries in Kabiyet.

Nandi Cooperative Creameries to process 200, 000 litres of milk per day

President William Ruto yesterday inspected the almost complete Nandi County Dairy Cooperative Creameries (NCC) processing plant in Kabiyet. The construction of the first farmer-owned milk processing plant in Mosop Subcounty was started in 2019 as a flagship project of Governor Stephen Sang’s administration. The dream aims at empowering dairy farmers to transition from primary production…

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Skyline Sacco management and staff during annual prayers in Eldama Ravine town.

Skyline Sacco holds annual prayers

  Skyline DT Sacco based in Baringo County yesterday held its annual prayers at their headquarters in Eldama Ravine town. The special event brought together the Sacco’s Board of Management and staff who dedicated 2024 plans to God and expressed gratitude for their achievements. The event, which has been their tradition in every second week…

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Muungano Women Group Housing Cooperative Chairperson Ruth Wakapa addressing members, CECM Janet Sereu (left) Cooperative Officer Salome Wangoi and MCA Titus Matheka. Photo by Obegi Malack.

Top women’s cooperative in Rongai lauded after acquiring new building

Kajiado County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Gender, Culture, Cooperatives, Tourism and Wildlife Janet Sereu has commended Muungano Women Group Housing Cooperative for acquiring a new building in Ongata Rongai. Speaking during the meeting in Rongai, Sereu said that the group is among the best managed in the county and has been empowering women besides…

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