By Wambua Kavila, 2 January 2014
Kenya: Machakos to Launch Sacco for Loans
Machakos county is in the process of launching a savings and credit society that will offer cheap loans to the residents. The county women's representative Susan Musyoka yesterday said the youth and women will be given priority.
"One of the ways to eradicate poverty is to encourage a culture of saving and this sacco will strive to boost the youth and women of the county," she said.
Musyoka was speaking to the press in Machakos town. She took issue with the recent parastatal appointments saying gender rule was not followed.
Copyright © 2014 The Star. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com).
To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.
AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.