DP Ruto to Preside Over Goat Auction to Aid Families Access Healthcre

Kajiado News Update

Kajiado News Update

We are bold in presenting our news as we move to all Maa counties across the country.

Deputy President William Ruto Will on Monday preside over the laying of foundation stone of the proposed public university in Kajiado.

Kajiado Health CEC member Esther Somoire during another event on August 31.

Thereafter, while still in Kajiado town, Ruto will preside over a grand auction of more than 10, 000 goats whose proceeds will go towards assisting needy and vulnerable families access medical insurance under national hospital insurance fund scheme.

The deputy president, who will be hosted by Governor Joseph Lenku, is expected to lead more than 100 MPs and other leaders across the country in the goat auction, which is the first of its kind in the county.

In an exclusive interview with the Star on Sunday, described the auction a unique way of providing universal health coverage to Kenyans.

READ:World Bank Transforming Health Service-Universal Care Funds Safe, Says Somoire

“We as a county has adopted a health coverage initiative through sale of goats that will ensure needy households are safeguarded through medical insurance,” said Lenku on the phone.

The governor said Kajiado county initiated “Mbuzi Moja Maisha Bora” program is worth being emulated by other pastoralist counties as it will prove to be an ingenious way of achieving universal health care pillar of the Big Four Agenda being fronted by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

“I urge all our development partners to turn up at this noble event on Monday to assist our vulnerable people. The goat auction will be conducted at the county demonstration farm next to AIC Boarding Girls Primary School,” said Lenku.

READ:World Bank Transforming Health Service-Universal Care Funds Safe, Says Somoire

Separately, county health CEC member Esther Somoire said the proceeds of the goat auction will benefit vulnerable families in all the wards in the county.

“This auction is replica of famous Mogotio goat public auction in Baringo during former President Daniel Moi’s regime,” said Somoire.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Do you need a website? Search no more. BraIT Consulting Limited is an industry-leading & most reliable full-service web design company in Kenya. They also do digital marketing, graphic design, Search Engine Marketing (SEO), Content Marketing among others.

They design cost-effective and aesthetic websites, logos, and digital designs that will blow your mind. Take a sample look of their work below!

You May Also Like

Lover birds Agnes Wamboi and Gabriel Mbuito in Njukini Kirinyaga.

In the eyes of the beholder, Wamboi saw true love in Mbuito

“This is my man, I helped him out of a situation no one would like his or her child to be in. I ensured that he came out of the stresses he was in. I am giving all my love for him, and he equally does so,” Wambui.

Governor Joseph Lenku.

Four CECs quit as Lenku reconstitutes his cabinet

Douglas Konana was moved from the water docket to the governor’s office in the special programmes (governor’s delivery unit).

The sons father Isaak Sayioki is a victim of a snake bite in 2017. After he was bitten by a snake he was taken to Tanzania because the Loitokitok sub county hospital does not keep anti venom vaccines.

County hospital fails to treat a child attacked by a rabid dog

He was charged Sh7500 for the drugs and injections and he will visit the clinic for the next three days to receive more injections of the anti-rabies vaccine.

Subscribe to Kajiado
News Update

Be the first to get updated.