Waiguru releases Ksh53M as she launches County development plan

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has released Ksh. 53.2 million to fund 146 farmers groups to undertake various value chains projects as she launched county’s five-year development plan.

The funds will be shared by farmers groups undertaking tomato, dairy, avocado, poultry, bee keeping, fish, pig and dairy goat farming among others.

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Waiguru says the projects under the “Wezesha Kirinyaga Empowerment Programme” aims to empowering the beneficiaries to make at least Ksh. 1,000 per day from the various value chains.

Speaking at the County Headquarters in Kutus, where she released the funds to the farmers, Waiguru said that through Wezesha, her administration has cumulatively disbursed Ksh. 344.3 million with Ksh. 225.3 million supporting 619 groups in tomato, dairy, avocado, poultry, bee keeping, fish, pig and dairy goat farming. Ksh. 119 million went to support producer organizations in dairy, avocado, tomato and poultry.

“The money that we are releasing today will go

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