By Matilda Atieno Through the Department of Gender, the County government of Kisumu has developed gender equality, sexual harassment, and discrimination policies to help workers identify sexual harassment behaviors at the workplace. The policy outlines reporting and handling mechanisms in case of sexual harassment through the establishment of key structures to help create awareness and
The County Project Coordination unit together with the Sub County technical team under the NAVCDP programme have embarked on the compilation of the Participatory Integrated Community Development (PICD) report at the Capital Hill Lodge in Nakuru. The Participatory Integrated Community Development (PICD) is a community mobilization tool that invokes a conversation with community to enable
The identification and enlisting of community institutions that are key in steering the implementation of the National Value Chain Development project (NAVCDP)is ongoing in Kisumu. The exercise has been done in some Wards while others are preparing for the same. They are to identify seven representatives who form the community driven development committee (CDDC). They
By Emily Mikwa Today, 130 Persons with disabilities were excited to receive prosthetics limbs courtesy of Narayan Seva Sansthan. The event held at the Visa Oshwal Community in Kisumu, saw artificial limbs whose measurements were taken in January during a medical camp, being fitted on the beneficiaries Kisumu Deputy Governor, Dr. Matthew Owili who joined
The County directorate of Gender in partnership with the commonwealth held a two-day sensitization training of its social workers and the enforcement officers on institutional gender mainstreaming and capacity building at Mama Grace Onyango Social Centre The sensitization was organized following a social harassment audit against middle staff, Managers, junior staff and policymakers in the
By Lorraine Anyango. The Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) officially unveiled its highly anticipated Prime Care Center (PCC) in a ceremony presided over by Kisumu Governor, Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o. Governor Nyong’o commended the recent improvements made at JOOTRH and pledged his government’s commitment to elevate the hospital’s status to a parastatal.
By Matilda Atieno At least 400 youths in Kisumu have taken Digital literacy and ICT skills training through a partnership program between the County Government and Zone01 Kisumu as part of an exciting program launched to open up job opportunities for the people of Kisumu. The program is designed to narrow the unemployment challenges in
The stakeholders and County officials from the four sub counties implementing Aquaculture Business Development Project, converged at the Empolos Hotel in Nakuru, to review the progress, challenges for the FY 2023/24 and to chart the adjustments required to improve aquaculture in the region. The meeting brought on board aquaculture stakeholders across the divide to review
By Lorraine Anyango.   Kisumu buzzed with celebration as over 2,000 widows converged at Obambo Primary School to mark the International Day for Widows. The theme for this year’s event, “Accelerating Gender Equality through Equitable Land and Property Rights for Widows,” resonated deeply with the attendees. Nyanam Organization, in partnership with Kisumu County, Transparency International,
It is a milestone. The Kisumu County Executive Committee has gone Paperless. From today, June 25, 2024, the Governor, Prof Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, and Members of his Executive Committee will no longer carry those bulky files into Cabinet meetings. After a day-long training on the paperless meetings, Executive committee members led by the Governor will