USaid Kenya In Talks With DG Wathe Over Grassroot Sustainability

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By GOVERNOR PRESS

USAID Wants Formation of Grassroots Development Consortium

KITUI-The Kitui County Government and USAid Kenya are exploring the formation of a local development organization, which will act as a pillar through which the county will partner with USaid kenya to strengthen county sustainability through Annual program statement (APS), The COUNTY DIARY has learnt.

Kitui Deputy Governor Dr. Wathe Nzau today held deliberations talks with Farm Practice Executive Director Mutua Zack of an NGO working with grassroot organizations in value chains and enterprise development in Kenya.

The meeting explored formation of a local development organization, which will act as a pillar through which the county will partner with USaid kenya to strengthen county sustainability through Annual program statement (APS), where USaid will directly grant the individual groups with funds, to build their capacity on investment and ultimately improve livelihoods of youth, women and other vulnerable groups.

The Deputy Governor welcomed the initiative and asked for a structured engagement between the County Government and USaid Kenya.

(Edited by PATRICK KIMANZI)