Elgeyo Marakwet County government Partners With an Indian Investor to Sink Boreholes in Rimoi
The County government is in Partnership with an Indian Investor to sink boreholes in Rimoi National Park.
The investor, Mr Bugs Galot held discussions with Tourism, Trade and Cooperatives officials at the Treasury Building in Iten on Monday.
According to CECM Robert Kangogo who chaired the meeting, the initiative is a great idea whose implementation, upon completion will not only provide water to the rural community around the reserve, but also wildlife.
The investor is keen on environmental conservation in water catchments and will also help in tree planting activities as well as irrigation and establishing a Fire station that will be helpful in containing wild fires.
According to Mr Galot, his agency: Lal Galot and Nisha Manilal foundation has also helped Kenya Wildlife Service KWS in management of Fires in Tsavo, Meru, Aberdares and Lake Nakuru.
Present in the meeting included Director Cooperatives Silas Kiplagat and County Chief Warden Ms. Susan Cheboi.