WOMEN URGED TO FORM GROUPS AND EMBRACE ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Nandi CEC for Health and Sanitation Ruth Koech has urged women in Nandi County to form groups to enable them benefit from the various government development projects.
Ruth said women should also come together and register companies where they shall be able to apply for tenders.
She said 30 per cent of the tenders are allocated to women, youth and people living with disabilities.
The CEC said both the county and the national government are committed to ensure that marginalized groups such as women, youth and the disabled access opportunities that will enable them realize their full potential.
In her part the CEC nominee for Education, Sports Culture and Youth Affairs Scolastica Tuwei said that social and economic empowerment through various development programmes is paramount for a community’s development.
They were speaking jointly during the opening of Joyful Women Organization (JOYWO) Offices in Kapsabet Town.
The County Government of Nandi is committed to all efforts made for the advancement of women, especially in the economic, social and cultural areas. The County is convinced that the advancement of women is one of the primary points of allowing society to create an atmosphere conducive to development.