Machakos County Governor Wavinya Ndeti with farmers in Mbiuni, Mwala where she launched the government's support to farmers and Saccos through the Emergency Locusts Response Fund

Machakos Farmers Co-ops receive grant after locust invasion

Four farmers’ co-operative societies in Machakos have a reason to smile after the County government through the Emergency Locusts Response Fund (ELRF) gave them a grant meant to improve marketing of their farm produce in a bid to compensate them after the recent locust invasion. The societies each received a grant of Ksh500, 000 through…

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Machakos Governor Wavinya Ndeti welcomes Cooperatives CS Simon Chelugui. Photo by Stephen Muthini.

Govt urged to waive Ksh603M debt owed by Machakos coffee farmers

Machakos Governor Wavinya Ndeti has appealed to the government to waive a Ksh603 million debt owed by coffee cooperative societies in the county. Governor Ndeti, who hosted the Cooperatives and MSMEs Cabinet Secretary (CS) Simon Chelugui during the launch of the Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund in Kangundo on Tuesday, said that farmers in the…

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Machakos County issue over Sh138 million to Saccos and CBOs

By Stephen Muthini Farmers in Machakos County have received financial boost to increase productivity after the County government issued cheques worth over Sh138 million to various Cooperative Societies and Community Based Organizations. The cheques were issued by governor Wavinya Ndeti at Machakos People’s Park where farmers’ groups also showcased their products. The event billed as…

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