Unite For Development -DG Mbatiany
Bungoma Deputy Governor Janepher Mbatiany has urged women a cross all cadre to unite for economic, social and political empowerment.
Speaking at the inagural Western Mulembe Women Conference at Masinde Muliro University in Kakamega, under the theme ‘Unleashing the potential of Mulembe Women’, Mbatiany hailed the organizers while emphasizing on the need for women to put aside their differences, walk the talk and forge for development to better their livelihoods.
“Am glad to be part of this noble women transformational agenda. I thank the organizers for convening this meeting, moving with a structured conversation, a driving force towards molding women into greatness”, She Said.
Mbatiany further implored women leaders to be on the forefront in Championing women issues, inclusivity in leadership and development.
“As leaders, we have a huge responsibility of ensuring women are well represented on matters development.Let us carry our people on the backs, they have entrusted us the mandate of bettering their lives. We should not be motivated by selfish interests and forget the common Mwananchi”, She observed.
The Deputy County Boss encouraged women to form productive saccos and groups at grassroots in order to benefit from Women Development Funds at County levels.
Mbatiany’s sentiments were backed up by other women leaders who affirmed their total commitment in ensuring that Western Mulembe Women reap good fruits of devolution for self reliance and stability.
The conference underscored the crucial role of advancing the girls and women agenda on empowerment, addressing the triple threat challenges affecting women in Western Kenya and resolved to drive the agenda at the grassroots to reach out to more women.
The Mulembe Women Caucaus was graced by the Prime Cabinet Secretary Hon. Musalalia Mudavadi among other invited guests and attended by over 1000 women from Western Kenya Counties ;Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Vihiga and Trans Nzoia.