The Parliamentary select committee on Finance and Planning has called for more consistency in funding key government projects to ensure that they are completed on time and to the public’s benefit. Homa Bay County Women Representative and Chairman to PSC committee on finance and planning Gladys Wanga made the remarks in Lamu county during a visit of the Lamu Port project over the weekend which has been pegged by treasury to receive Sh 6 billion…"Finance And Planning Committee Urge Consistency In Funding Government Projects"
To help women recover from the negative economic effects of Covid-19 pandemic, women organizations in Kisumu have come together to sensitize them on how to rebuild their businesses. Under the umbrella of Urban Grassroots Women Caucus, the organizations have rolled out training and sensitization for small scale business women who closed shop after the pandemic broke out in March. Also targeted are women who were removed from markets and those whose stalls were demolished to…"Women Sensitized On Rebuilding Their Business"
The government today launched the Component Two of the Kenya Industry and Entrepreneurship Project (KIEP 250+) micro website and the SMARTME platform, an online application tool that will identify and select Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The SMEs will be selected for the six cohorts to be undertaken during the remaining four years of the KIEP project, whose aim is to increase innovation and productivity in select private firms by creating linkages between startups, traditional industries…"250 SMEs To Benefit From KIEP Project"
Maize brokers in Trans Nzoia county have turned their attention to rotten maize as the demand for the once rejected commodity increases. This follows increased demand of the rotten maize by Feed companies countrywide. In an interview with a Mr. Hudson Njuguna a long time maize buyer in Kitale town Friday, he said that the demand for the cereal has gained momentum and was bringing them more profits than clean maize. Rotten maize has been…"Brokers Turn To Rotten Maize As Demand Rises"
The Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP) has disbursed Sh31.6 million to 1,580 beneficiaries in Kakamega County as business support grants in the past one year. The County Youth Officer (CYO) Gareth Nkichabe said another batch of 2, 143 young people have been trained and placed under internship in various trades including plumbing, electrical installation, catering and motor vehicle mechanics over the same period. Nkichabe stated that KYEOP which is sponsored by the World…"Kakamega Youth Received Over Sh31 Million As Business Support Grant"
Bondo sub county hospital Nurses Welfare Association has been heavily criticised by the public for purchasing a hearse to help its members earn an extra income. The welfare association yesterday unveiled the newly acquired hearse as part of its Income Generating Activity expected to better the lives of its members. The move has however attracted heavy criticism from both the public and other stakeholders who have cited possible conflict of interest among the health care…"Bondo Nurses Welfare Association Censured For Venturing In Hearse Business"