On behalf of Nyeri County Governor H.E. Mutahi Kahiga, the Deputy Governor H.E Caroline Karugu visited various sites ran by Kenya Industrial Estates Ltd. which champions the development of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) throughout the country with specific focus on clustering of industries, rural industrialization value addition to locally available raw materials.
Together with County Enterprise Development officer Mr.Samuel Kariuki, County Industrial Development Officer Mr. Peter Kiarie , Nyeri County CECM for Trade and Cooperatives Ms Diana Kendi, she visited Jua Kali Association sites in Karatina , Mathira Constituency, Kiawaithanji in Tetu, Gakindu in Mukurweini and Kiaharaoni site in Othaya where they met artisans in various fields such as metalwork,woodwork and carpentry,building and construction.The County government together with the National Government through Kenya Industrial Estates (K.I.E) are ready to support the jua kali sector through building and rehabilitation of the sites. In addition, the County Government promised to offer short courses that will assist the youth in best practices of conducting business which include marketing and tendering processes .
The revival of Industrial parks and establishment of cottage industries in Nyeri county will ensure employment opportunities for our Youth.
WE ARE TRANSFORMING NYERI COUNTY ONE STEP AT A TIME.