Office of The First Lady

  • First Lady Visits Kapenguria women prisons

The Office of West Pokot First Lady has aligned its programs to Kenya’s Big Four Agenda,7 SDGs agendas, Kenya Vision 2030, Kenyan 2010 Constitution, West Pokot County CIDP 2017/2022, Intergral and regional women and children rights like CEDAW.

West Pokot County First Lady’s strategic plans (2018/2022) are as follows: -

  c. Career fair. It involves inviting the various institutions within and outside the county to showcase the programs they offer within their institutions. This enables the students to identify their career choices and the institutions that they would like to join to further their studies.

2. Promotion of health sector through the following activities: - advocate for health promotion. The office of the First Lady in partnership with Ministry of Health, relevant CSOs (ACF, Yangat resource centre, World Vision among others) and community members. We advocate for general public to go for early cancer screening, HIV/AIDS testing, blood donation, advocate for elimination of child/infant and maternal deaths.

        -Kamanau ECD in Lomut ward -Central Pokot sub county and Chepkopegh ECD in Chepareria ward – Kikpkomo sub county which were supplied            with milk for every 10 weeks and assessment was done after every two weeks to monitor the pupils’ health improve.

c. Provision of wheelchairs.  The office, in partnership with Bethany Relief and Rehabilitation International offered 50 wheelchairs to the physically challenged people in West Pokot. The medics will be offering rehabilitation and assessment for every patient that they will be attending to whenever there is a medical camp in the county. They also pledged to bring another consignment of 50 wheelchairs for the physically challenged children.

On 8th august 2020, 13 children from Pokot North who had been scheduled for corrective surgeries left West Pokot for Kijabe Hospital and ere successfully operated on.

164 children were identified in Pokot Central for free corrective surgeries.