Kigumo Bodaboda operators in elated mood courtesy of area Mp Ruth Mwaniki
November 23, 2019
It was a dream comes true for hundreds of bodaboda operators in Kigumo constituency as they graduated to being competent riders in a youth empowerment programme courtesy of the area MP Hon. Ruth Mwaniki and NTSA Kenya.
ceremony was presided over by Cabinet Secretary for the public service youth
and gender affairs CS prof. Margaret Kobia, and Murang’a women Rep. Sabina
Ruth Mwaniki reminded Kigumo citizens that, Youth empowerment was a key agenda to
her manifesto and strengthens the youth economically.
600 bodaboda operators could not have afforded to join a driving school due to
the harsh economy to the common wanjiku benefited from the programme.
underwent successful training in road safety, alcohol and drug abuse and
healthy living. They were also capacitated on entrepreneurship skills.
Kigumo bodaboda Sacco
bodaboda fraternity had more to celebrate as their Sacco was launched and were
boosted with a seed capital of 300, 000. As they continue to save in their
SACCO, this will ensure that not only they have access to cheap loans but they
can also engage in group investment.
Bonus after bonus
the successful training each rider was issued with motorist attires; a helmet, reflector
jacket and a trouser in accordance with the NTSA guidelines, driving license and
certificate in road safety.
ceremony was graced by various investment and government institutions among
them AMICA SACCO, Youth Enterprise Development Fund, GAAF, Uwezo Fund, Majani, Women
Enterprise Fund where we issued cheques to various women and youth groups.