By TCD DIGITAL.
Empowering Kitui Women: Kyalo Kya Maendeeo CBO Joins Forces with UN and German Investors – In a groundbreaking collaboration, Kyalo Kya Maendeeo Community- Ukambani Based Organization (CBO) has forged a partnership with the Kitui County Government, United Nations, and German investors.
The primary objective of this alliance is to secure a robust market for the contemporary woven baskets crafted by women groups in Kitui County, the TCD Digital reports.
This strategic partnership follows Kyalo Kya Maendeeo’s recent exhibition at the Nairobi International Trade Fair, where the CBO showcased its innovative approach to modern basket weaving.
The event was sponsored by Honorable Augustus Kyalo Muli, demonstrating a commitment to promoting the unique skills of local artisans on a larger stage.
Mr. Augustus Muli, the founder of Kyalo Kya Maendeeo CBO, has expressed his dedication to collaborating with Governor Malombe in advancing women’s empowerment initiatives throughout Kitui County.
This collaborative effort seeks to uplift and empower women engaged in the modern basket weaving program, providing them with sustainable opportunities for economic growth.
Following discussions with the United Nations and German investors, Mr. Kyalo emphasized his readiness to work closely with Governor Malombe to enhance women’s empowerment in the region.
The partnership aims to create a conducive environment for the women’s groups involved in the basket weaving program, ensuring they have access to broader markets and opportunities.
Honorable Augustus, accompanied by his delegation, paid a courtesy call to Kitui County Minister of Trade, Mrs. Rose Mawia. During the meeting, Mrs. Mawia pledged her support for Kyalo Kya Maendeeo’s program, highlighting the governor’s enthusiasm for initiatives that promote and support local women engaged in modern weaving practices.
The collaborative efforts between Kyalo Kya Maendeeo CBO, the Kitui County Government, UN, and German investors mark a significant stride towards fostering economic empowerment and inclusivity for women in Kitui County.
As the partnership unfolds, it holds the promise of creating a sustainable and thriving market for the skillfully woven baskets, contributing to the overall socio-economic development of the region.