Counties partner with Nutrition International

Makueni is among 11 counties that on Friday held a high-level cross-county learning forum on domestic resource mobilization for nutrition and health at Safaripark. The event was convened and moderated by Nutrition International. Among other resolutions, the Governors and Deputy governors present jointly committed to a declaration towards ending malnutrition in their respective counties. Below…

Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr: We will ensure enough budget for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in the next 2023/2024 Financial Year

Makueni Governor H.E Mutula Kilonzo Jnr on Thursday joined various stakeholders, public and community partners involved in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in marking this year’s World Aids Day at Wote, Makueni Sub-County. With the theme, “Equalize”, the Governor underscored the need for increased knowledge of HIV and access to treatment with a call to ending…

Bat-and-ball game hits Makueni!

Makueni has started discussions with Cricket Kenya aiming at opening opportunities to the youth towards earning them livelihood through sports. The fruits will soon be felt following the launch of the game on Wednesday at Enzai playground, Mukaa, Kilome. The launch was overseen by Makueni’s sports Director Ambrose Kisoi who doubles as the Secretary General-…

CIHEB allocates Sh. 108M to Makueni for HIV, TB prevention and treatment

The Center for International Health Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB) has allocated Sh. 108M to Makueni county health services docket for HIV prevention and treatment services, the organization’s CEO Dr. Emily Koech has announced. The institution is implementing a 5-year workplan for disease control and prevention funded program dubbed ‘The partnership for advanced care and treatment’…

Ndukuma Dam – Keeping the promise to the people

Excavation works for desilting of Ndukuma Dam in Muvau Ward, Makueni Constituency, has started. The works include clearing vegetation, 5-meter deep excavation of the dam basin to remove silt accumulated over decades and raising the embankment by 0.5metres to increase the capacity of the dam. Once the 58-acre dam is refurbished, it will serve more…

Makueni targets to plant 200,000 seedlings and scatter 1 Million seed balls for wild tending

Makueni targets to plant 200,000 seedlings and scatter 1 Million seed balls for wild tending; Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr has said. On Saturday, the governor flagged by environment champions from Mbooni planted over 20,000 seedlings. Environment and Gender Executives Dr. Sonia Nzilani and Nicholas Masila respectively led another group in Kibwezi- East in tree planting…