American Embassy wooing investors to Nakuru County

US Ambassador Meg Whitman and Nakuru Governor Susan Kihika compare notes

The American Embassy in Kenya is pitching a number of investment opportunities in Nakuru county to American investors and business people.

These include a potato factory, a dairy processing plant, a portable water treatment plant to double the supply of clean and safe drinking water in the county, a solid waste recovery plant in Gilgil and a revolving fund for MSMEs to access affordable credit. These are among the high-impact investment projects identified by the county government of Nakuru.

The American Embassy and Nakuru county delegations during the meeting

Speaking in Nakuru where she and her delegation were hosted by Governor Susan Kihika, the US Ambassador Meg Whitman praised the Nakuru County Government under the leadership of Governor Kihika for identifying the key projects. Transformation in Nakuru County, she said, will only be achieved through high-impact and sustainable projects that change livelihoods.

US Ambassador Meg Whitman and Nakuru Governor Susan Kihika when the Governor hosted the envoy and her delegation

Governor Kihika, who was flanked by CECMS and Chief Officers said the County was ready to work with investors and proposed a County Government breakfast meeting during which investors, both local and foreign, will be brought together to map out the target projects.

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