NEW COUNTY CHIEF OFFICERS TAKES OATH OF OFFICE
Governor Simon Kachapin has asked the new county chief officers
County Assembly Speaker Elected
Kaptui Fredrick Plimo has been elected as the third speaker of the county assembly of West Pokot
GOVERNOR KACHAPIN LAUNCHES 435 MILLION BURSARY KITTY AT ORTUM HIGH SCHOOL
Governor Simon Kachapin graced the launching 435 Million bursary kitty of county Bursary at Ortum Boys high school
Project Implementation Progress Report
Governor Kachapin and his deputy H.E Robert Komolle have received project implementation progress reports that will inform his administration of priority and completion of stalled and incomplete projects
H.E CBS, EGH GOVERNOR SIMON KACHAPIN KITALEI
When we began this journey a decade ago, our key agenda was and remains to improve the livelihoods of our people. All our initiatives and programs have been pegged on that goal so as to achieve shared prosperity, enhanced delivery of vital services and improved management of public resources.
We have prioritized strengthening our 5 key pillars pegged on the Sustainable Development Goals; People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership, to improve and provide quality services to our people, boost the county’s economy, tackle climate change and achieve a more inclusive society for all. From annual 1 billion bursaries to every student from high schools to colleges and tertiary institutions to revival of Kisii University Campus at Keringet, we are committed to ensuring that every child gets an equal chance at securing their future.
Our county is vast and endowed with natural resources that provide endless opportunities for investment. With the setting up of Nasukuta Export Abattoir and industries coming up such as the Sebit Cement Plant, the county’s economy is set to absorb a number of unemployed youths; this will result in the demand for housing as well as hotel investment.
Through partnerships with various organizations and entities, we are on course to mobilize financial, technical and partnership support for initiatives to develop stronger institutions, enhance service delivery and increase citizen engagement in governance. We recently signed a partnership agreement with Saving Mothers Foundation and enhanced areas of partnership with DANIDA and many other partners in the health sector. As a result, our heath sector has seen rapid and positive change towards the provision of quality healthcare. We will continue to work closely with partners for shared prosperity.
While challenges remain, there are several bright spots, successes and good practices across the county. These achievements can be attributed to effective partnerships with development partners, government institutions, civil society and others.
We are in a state of progress and we continue to strive to provide solutions and exemplary leadership to our people.
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Quick Statistics on Projects
18 Drought Resillience Projects Completed
700km of road graded/ marramed/ gravelled
2,676km of county roads maintained/ rehabilitated.
62km of roads tarmacked.
7 footbridges constructed.
Establishment of 50 new community health units and 500 new community health volunteers trained on basic module for integrated community health services
150 labour based ECDE classes have been constructed
78 pit latrines have also been constructed
I. Drill 79 boreholes across the county, especially in North Pokot.
II. Upgrade 30 boreholes to solar powered ones.
III. Rehabilitated 180 boreholes.
IV. Constructed five water pans.
V. Constructed 34 sand/ sub-surface dams.
VI. Rehabilitated 9 water supply systems.
VII. Protected 15 water springs.
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