By Lorraine Anyango. Kisumu County is taking a significant step towards ensuring the well-being of children with disabilities in times of crisis. The county is implementing a two-year program, the Humanitarian Inclusivity Program (HIP), funded by the Innovation Norway and implemented by UNICEF. This initiative aims to bridge the gap in data, systems, and support
by Lorraine Anyango Kisumu County is a proud member of the Regional Collaborative Hub, a forum dedicated to advancing disability inclusion across various sectors. Ms. Carolyn Agwanda, Advisor to the Governor on Disability, represented the county at a recent forum meeting. A Platform for Collaboration: The Hub brings together stakeholders from various backgrounds: Shared Goals,
By Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) celebrates another medical marvel! A recent delivery wasn’t your typical case. This miracle involved a rare condition called an abdominal pregnancy. What is an abdominal pregnancy? It’s when a fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, often in the abdomen. This is very serious, happening
 By Lorraine Anyango A group of 20 cyclists, led by Dr. Jesse Lemmen, a medical doctor and Ph.D. student specializing in pediatric oncology, pedaled their way into Kisumu after completing a 100-kilometer journey from Eldoret. Their mission? To raise awareness about childhood cancer, a growing concern in the region. The team was met with a
Chair lady Obunga fish market holding fish frames also known as ‘mgongo wazi (Picture by David Wadulo) By Emily Mikwa The Obunga Fish Market is a source of livelihood for 300 households in Kisumu. The 300 traders handling value addition on Nile Perch by products from the factory have organized themselves into four groups under
By Emily Mikwa The Kenya Poultry Farmers Limited ( K P FL) located at Lolwe Estate in Kisumu, is an upcoming SME dealing in poultry value chain. It’s a business venture run by two youth directors, Mr Hezron Opiyo and Madam Elizabeth Opiyo. They mainly buy chicken from farmers, slaughter and sell to buyers. In
Kisumu County Access to Information technical working group workshop at the Grand Royal Swiss Hotel (Picture By Matilda Atieno) By Matilda Atieno The County Government in partnership with Access to Information for Meaningful Citizens Engagement ( AIMCR) project concluded a two day stakeholders workshop convened to deliberate on the formulation of the Access to Information
The ASDSP National Programme team led by Dr. Maren Amoko in the company of Mr. Walter Obuya visited Kisumu for two days to carry out monitoring and evaluation to the ASDSP implementing Counties of which Kisumu is part. The phase II project funded by the Government of Sweden, European Union and Kenyan Governments for the


The Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is issuing a notice regarding unclaimed bodies currently held in the hospital mortuary. Bodies Unclaimed for More Than Three Months This notice pertains to all bodies that have been unclaimed in the JOOTRH mortuary for a period exceeding three months. These bodies are subject to disposal
Kisumu County has launched a citizen-based dialogue forum in a bid to enhance service delivery. The launch presided over by the Governor H.E. Prof. Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o is a culmination of the Sub County Chapters held last year where citizens engaged freely with the County Executive at different fora spread across the County. The County