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Health Cabinet Secretary Dr. Cleopa Mailu Joins Governors under the umbrella Lake Region Economic Block (LREB) during a Health Conference Held at Kisii University Grounds on 29th and 30th March, 2017

Lake Region Economic Block (LREB) Health Conference

Governor Ongwae receives Olympian Hellen Onsando Obiri, the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics Silver medalist

Homecoming of Hellen Obiri

Governor Ongwae addresses county stakeholders during the county ICT consumer forum, Kikao Kikuu, organised by the CAK and Kisii County Government at the Gusii Stadium

ICT Consumer Forum

Governor James Ongwae leads residents of Kisii County in marking the 53rd Madaraka Day Celebrations at the Gusii Stadium

53rd Madaraka day celebrations

Cord leader Raila Odinga (centre) receives a figurine of a giraffe made from soapstone from Kisii Governor James Ongwae and Senator Chris Obure during the launch of the Kisii Entrepreneurship Summit (KES) 2016

KES Launch at Kisii university grounds

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae, Senator Chris Obure and Deputy Governor James Maangi during the launch of Kisii Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi

KES Launch at Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi

Governor James Ongwae joins over 300 doctors drawn from Kisii and Nyamira counties under the umbrella organization Inka medics association (IMA) for dinner

Governor joins Inka Medics Association for dinner

Governor Ongwae scoops gender and disability mainstreaming award

Gender and Disability awards

H.E Governor James Ongwae woos investors in Perth, Australia

H.E Governor James Ongwae woos investors in Perth, Australia

Kisii University Vice Chanchellor Prof. Akama speaks during an e-waste management workshop in a Kisii Hotel

E-waste management workshop

Kisii county government to give loans to persons with disability

The Kisii County Government will now be able to engage in a structured manner with Persons with disability following the enactment of the Kisii County Persons with Disabilities Act 2016.

The act provides for the establishment of a fund that seeks to empower, improve and develop persons with disabilities.

Beneficiaries will now be able to access capital, loans and grants for entrepreneurial ventures. The fund will be opened to individuals or groups who meet the requirements set out in the new law. Applicants will be individuals or group of individuals or registered business enterprise of persons with Disabilities operating in the County.

The fund will also seek to assist Persons with disability with devices for daily use, provide monies for day-to day activities for those totally disabled, promote entrepreneurship through small scale enterprises, stimulate income generation and earnings in addition to providing support in other medium enterprises ventures.

Also enacted is the Kisii County Youth and Women Empowerment Fund Act, 2016. This will see the establishment of a unit dedicated to women and Youth affairs. The unit shall be headed by a fund manager tasked with providing technical, financial and legal expertise to the beneficiaries of the Fund.

The unit will be required to engage in civic education to sensitize the populace on its existence and functions. It will also provide capacity to women and youth and assist micro enterprises to tap on investment and entrepreneurial opportunities. It will also spearhead loaning of funds for small scale ventures to individuals and or recognized groups. The acts now await operationalization by the department of Culture.

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The County Government will invest more in environmental conservation and management for sustainable development, Governor James Ongwae says.

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The National Government is working with health partners to ensure better healthcare system in the country.

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The Kisii County Government and Kisii University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a school of medicine at the Kisii Hospital.

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Kisii Governor James Ongwae has urged residents to turn out in large numbers and register as voters in the ongoing Mass Voter Registration exercise.

Kisii County Government will set up a KShs.50million Disaster Management Academy to enhance capacity in handling disasters.

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Kisii Governor James Ongwae yesterday flagged off the team that will participate in the East African Local Authorities Sports and Cultural…

Newly elected Member of County Assembly (MCA) for Nyacheki ward Naftal Nyaberi Onkoba was sworn in on Thursday a month after he was elected in a…

The Kisii County Government will now be able to engage in a structured manner with Persons with disability following the enactment of the Kisii…

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Kisii Governor Hon. James Ongwae yesterday held talks with the Minnesota State Fire Department on partnerships in emergency response and disaster…

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae today flagged off a consignment of essential drugs worth Ksh. 31 million, purchased from Kenya Medical Supplies…

Farmers in Kisii County have been urged to plant medium maturing varieties of crops ideal for the short rain season anticipated between October and…

Governor James Ongwae feted Olympian Hellen Onsando Obiri for her colorful accolades in the world of athletics.

Obiri, the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics…

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