Nyakach Sub County in Kisumu has been known as a semi arid area with very little to write home about concerning farming. Today, Nyakach has taken a different paradigm shift and it’s re writing impactful stories as a potential food basket within Kisumu region. A delegation led by the CECM Agriculture, Irrigation, Livestock and Fisheries
By Lorraine Anyango In a jubilant celebration marked by pomp, style, and a tangible sense of hope, Kisumu witnessed the unveiling of Marwa’s next chapter in health insurance. Led by Governor Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, the event saw the participation of county officials, partners, and hundreds of Kisumu residents, all beaming with anticipation for the
By Lorraine Anyango Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) and the counties of Kisumu and Siaya reaffirmed their commitment to working together to reduce child mortality during a recent visit by CHAMPS’ Principal Investigator and Executive Director, Cynthia Whitney. Data-Driven Solutions for Improved Outcomes: Dr. Whitney had the opportunity to meet with beneficiaries of
By Matilda Atieno The County Government in collaboration with Great Lakes University ( GLUK) and Med Aditus Pharmaceuticals, is proud to launch the new medicines production facility at a cost of Kshs. 1.6 billion. An MOU signed between the County Government of Kisumu, the GLUK and Med Aditus Pharmaceuticals, signifies the commitment towards the establishment
By Emily Mikwa Kisumu County through the support of the FAO – led Digital Land Governance Programme (DLGP) has embarked on conducting land sensitization sessions in Kisumu West, Kisumu East and Kisumu Central Sub Counties. The pilot exercise is geared towards promoting awareness on land Governance and administration, to educate communities on land rights, legal
By Lorraine Anyango. Kisumu County burst into a vibrant display of commitment today as it launched its Quality Improvement Team (QIT) Charter. The ceremony, painted with confetti and cake-cutting symbolism, marked a renewed focus on ensuring quality healthcare across the county, with Nyando sub-county serving as the pilot and a roadmap for expansion. The event,
By Emily Mikwa The Aquaculture Business Development Program today put a smile on the faces of pupils at Ragen AIC Primary and Junior Secondary School in Nyakach Central Ward as they had a special lunch comprising fish, vegetables and Ugali. The initiative of constructing fishponds and cone gardens in school yards is gradually changing the
By Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) has become a beacon of hope for many, including 25-year-old Constance Atieno. Born with spinal bifida at Lumumba Hospital, Atieno underwent surgery at JOOTRH just three months after her birth. Despite her condition, Atieno was able to sit and walk with the help of
By Matilda Atieno, Kisumu marks World Wetlands Day focusing on the theme “Wetlands and Human Wellbeing”. The theme emphasizes on interconnectedness between wetlands and various aspects of human wellbeing, including physical, mental and environmental health. The celebrations brought together schools and various environment and world life clubs, the County Department of Environment, and its stakeholders
 Remember Marwa? Your one-stop health insurance program just got even better with Marwa Plus! Mark your calendars for February 15th, because Kisumu County is holding a grand launch you won’t want to miss! What’s in store? But wait, there’s more! Kisumu, this is your moment! Come witness a new era of healthcare and embrace the