German Government promises more development support to Kenya.
21 August 2012, 17:13
The German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dirk Niebel has expressed satisfaction over the fast growing number of projects being implemented by his country in Western Kenya region and other parts of the country.
Niebel who was accompanied by two Members of the Bundestag (German Parliament), the German Ambassador to Kenya and Nyakach Mp, Pollyns Ochieng Daima toured ADS Nyanza Osiri bee keeping group among other projects and pledged more support.
This, he disclosed, would come in the form of further investments in various sectors through continued close cooperation between Kenya and Germany.
Nyakach MP, Ochieng Daima also lauded the fast growing relationship between the two countries which has greatly boosted trade and investments.
Daima said bee keeping activities have proved to be sustainable sources of income generation for the residents of Nyakach and pledged to work closely with the groups by setting aside part of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to facilitate their programs.
ADS Nyanza, a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has worked closely with German and Kenya Governments to train 14, 175 people in Western Kenya region drawn from 506 Common interest Groups.
Peter Nyorsok, the PoP Master Trainer disclosed that the program directly benefits over 70, 875 people who are the household members of the beneficiaries.
David Oyuga, a local resident narrated to the high powered team how his interaction with ADS Nyanza has greatly transformed his life having borrowed KES .45, 000 which he used to buy onion seeds, did land preparations and planting from which he generated KES 120, 000.
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