Uwezo Funds Lying Idle In Meru

The leaders said it was unfortunate that millions of shillings are lying idle in banks as those targetted are not applying for the funds


Meru County Women Representative Florence Kajuju and North Imenti MP Rahim Dawood have urged locals to apply for the funds and empower themselves


The two MPs have convened a series of meetings to encourage them to form groups so that they can get access to the Uwezo funds


In the meetings, applicants are trained on procedures and how to fill the application forms


It was revealed that more than 16 million shillings meant for Imenti constituency has been lying in the bank with no one to utilize it.


The Uwezo fund initiative was launched over one year ago by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Rutto.


By Mildred Amoni