Stalled banana factory angers Kisii farmers

Kisii banana farmers are frustrated over delays by the county to complete a banana processing plant promised in 2013.saying  they are tired of empty promises. The delay has left farmers at the mercy of middlemen who buy their bananas at half price. In Bonchori, banana farmers appealed to  Governor James Ongwae to come to their aid. John Omanwa from Riana said farmers were getting desperate and asked… Read more

Ukulima Sacco launches FOSA branch in Kisii

Ukulima  Sacco  has launched  a new  Front  Office Services  Activity (FOSA ) branch in Kisii  to bring  services  closer  to the members .
This is the  7th FOSA  branch  national  wide  since  the operational  of the  sacco  1972.
The  Sacco  is going  to serve  South Nyanza  and  South  Rift  Region counties Nyamira,  Homabay,  Bomet,  Kericho,  Migori and  Narok  respectively .
Speaking  at Kisii during the opening of the  branch, National  Chairperson  Philip  Cherono  said that the Sacco will  continue  to support  the  government's goal  of mobilizing  savings  and enhancing  access  to  affordable  credit  facilities  in order to improve people's  live-hoods.
Mr Cherono  said that the Sacco  has total  assets  of over  Ksh 11billion  , over  36000 members  and loan portfolio  of Ksh  8.7billion and member's deposits  of Ksh 7.8 billion.
"By…
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