|Publisher||Council of Governors (CoG)|
|Year of Publication||2018|
The following notable progress has been made on the implementation of the previous budget across the fivepriority areas:
To ensure the Kisii residents access water through water points close to their homes, 9 water schemeswere completed while16 are ongoing. 45 water springs were protected while 9 boreholes were drilled aswell.
To strengthen the health systems and enhance productivity and welfare of the people, nine healthfacilities were operationalized while Ogembo and Nduru Level 4 hospitals were equipped withdiagnostic equipment. Agreements/ protocols for construction of cancer centre were signed while a 250-bed capacity male ward at KTRH and a 50-bed doctors hostel block were completed.
To ensure adequate and efficient transportation within the County, 423 km of roads were compactedwhile 250 were gravelled. 322 km of roads were maintained while 97.5 km of village access roads wereopened.
In Trade & Market Development, the county constructed and rehabilitated market shades, markettoilets and fenced various markets to ensure conducive trading environment. The County also enactedthe Kisii Trade Credit Scheme to provide a legal framework for the ensure provision of credit facilitiesto entrepreneurs at low interest rates.
To enhance food security, the county initiated 2 fruit processing plants (Banana and Avocado) incollaboration with development partners. The banana factory is at 40% level of completion while theAvocado is estimated at 80%. The projects are implemented in phases and are expected to be completein FY 2019/20. At the same time, 4,150 farmers in 25 wards were trained on poultry farming andprovided with chicks while extension services were extended to 34,000 farmers to improve productionlevels.LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND-HARNESSING THE
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