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Cornelius Kendagor October 19, 2023


County Government of Nandi under the Department of Finance and Economic Planning in collaboration with Open Institute, has trained data collectors drawn across the 30 wards.They will assist in mapping health and education facilities across the county, and the exercise will commence on Thursday and run for three days, utilizing the Sabasi Survey tool.

The selected data collectors undergoing training on the data collection manual for the Sabasi survey tool.

Sabasi is a survey tool that is used both on mobile and a desktop, that aids in simple data collection and is part of the greater ecosystem of Open County/Data Desk developed by Open Institute.

A section of the selected data collectors following through the training brief.

Speaking as he opened the one-day workshop for data collectors, the County Executive Member for Finance and Economic planning CPA Hillary Serem applauded the open institute for working closely with the County Government to develop a data desk which has helped in improving planning and decision-making in the County Government.

CECM Finance and Economic Planning CPA Hillary Serem engaging with the selected data collectors on training.

He also said that the Economic Planning Directorate uses data in their day-to-day operations to enhance the county’s reporting, performance and meet departmental goals.

Present at the meeting were Chief Officer Educational and Vocational Training Joseph Kipchumba, Open Institute Operations Director Benjamin Charagu, Head of Statistics Mercy Kogo amongst relevant department officers.

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