NyamiraCounty Governor H.E Amos Nyaribo held a series of meetings, with development partners in an effort to support various sectors within the County.
The Governor, while at the United States Embassy in Nairobi, met with Mr. Eric Kneedler, the acting Ambassador to Kenya, where they discussed several areas of partnership, among them Green Energy and Health.
Nyamira County government is pursuing to invest in Wind/Solar energy, an initiative that will cut to almost half the cost of operations in key areas.
“The County government of Nyamira and USAID will initiate establishment of a blood bank at an estimated cost of 500M,” said the Governor adding that this will enable the County’s health facilities have standby blood in cases of urgent need. Currently, the County blood needs depend on supply of blood from other counties like Kisii.
“Further the County government will partner with USAID in establishing a system for storage and supply of drugs in all hospitals, consequently giving major focus on Malaria, HIV and AIDS and Covid 19 infections,” noted the Governor.
He added that his government is focusing on renovation of County referral and sub County hospitals, by putting in place theater facilities and strengthening supply of drugs.
The county government of Nyamira has engaged other partnerships in the recent past, where some projects are currently taking shape like The Agro Business Industrial Park that is set to be built at Sironga, a project that is funded by UNIDO in partnership with the National government and the County government of Nyamira at a cost of 3.4 Bn.
Recently, the County government entered a partnership with the National government through the ministry of sports to develop Esanige Green Stadium in Nyamira North.
Nyamira County governor H.E Amos Nyaribo (third from left) with United States officials at the United States Embassy in Nairobi.