Blog Post

20 Apr
By: Kajiado County 0







“H.E  The Governor with Trade CO jason Ketente in mashuuru when they attended the thanksgiving ceremony by ILANYUAK LE MASHUURU”


H.E Governor Dr.David Nkedianye joined Ilanyuak Le Mashuru in Kikurro town Mashuru district

Kajiado East, to celebrate a thanksgiving ceremony. Nkedianye accompanied byhis Protocol officer

John Loisa, C.O for Trade Gideon Ketente and other county officials witnessed the commendable

ceremony held by ILANYUAK. It was last month that the Governor opened an official building built by

the organization that led them to hold the thanksgiving as a sign of appreciating a noble work done.


SOCIETY. This is an informal youth group, into a million institution. Set up by young men of Imaroro

ward who engage in scooping and loading of sand to Lorries and registered as cooperative in the

main objective was to control sand in river beds, banks and water catchments areas and arrange

levy payments by the transporters which will promote members financials welfare, unity and among

others conserve environment in the affected areas and   since inception the society had been

growing steady but this does not mean all has been well ILANYUAK LE MASHUURU SAND

HARVESTER COOPERATIVE SOCIETY is today a million shilling institution  with 460 members and

a net asset base of about Ksh.45 million, is feted amongst the leading biggest sand harvesters

societies in membership and capital base cooperative in kajiado county.

Speaking during the occasion the Governor challenged the crowd to embrace unity and join hands to

do a lot of good work, mentioning that as one of good example and how successful it can be.

Nkedianye urged them not choose any job. “We have been shown that young people can join hands

and do a lot of good work, this is one example of how successful we can be. We celebrate them and

encourage them to move forward, as a county government we will work closely with them to ensure

they have attained their dreams. We encourage them not to choose any job.’’ Nkedianye said

the county boss assured them of great support from his government to reinforce the society and

looking forward to a future where they will diversify their income and where they can have other

sources from which they can get profit apart from sand harvesting. The Governor urged them to

attend trainings offered by his government to the young people to build the capacity of their

cooperatives and make sure they become stronger and save more

Nkedianye urged sand harvesters not to overload the Lorries since the overloaded Lorries are

destroying a lot of bridges and roads. C.O Ketente lauded the work done and encourage youth to

embrace in that way of cooperation to better their lives standard. He also added that is the right

direction to go meanwhile it will help to avoid drugs abuse and other misbehaviors ways. Ketente

embolden them to plant trees since it is a virtue that will enable them in conservation of trees.