KMTC Launches Boda Boda Shed in Kibra
KMTC launched a boda boda shed and issued reflector jackets at Kibra Constituency Friday (October 1, 2021) as part of the College’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
The CEO, Prof. Michael Kiptoo, who presided over the ceremony, acknowledged that the boda boda sector is an important player in the Kenyan economy and a source of employment for youth.
“Charity begins at home, and as our neighbors, we felt that it was important to come in and support you,” he said during the launch.
Prof. Kiptoo further encouraged those qualified among the riders to take advantage of the training opportunities offered by the College and enroll.
“True empowerment comes only through a quality education, and KMTC is a Government training institution, renowned for producing competent health professionals,” he said.
Adding that: “We are open and ready to serve you.”
Prof. Kiptoo urged potential students to take advantage of funding opportunities including, Kibra National Government Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) to finance their training.
The Deputy County Commissioner, Mr. Gideon Ombogi thanked the College for considering Kibra as their first choice to establish a shed.
He assured that the shed will be well maintained and taken care of.
Mr. Vincent Ochanda, a boda boda rider, appreciated the College noting that the support would go a long way in ensuring their comfort as they go about their work.
He further expressed gratitude to local administrative offices for their involvement in the activity and acknowledged the support they have received from the Chief’s office.
He requested that more sheds be erected in Kibra to meet the region’s growing population.
In attendance were the Corporation Secretary, Dr. Miriam Muthoka, and a representative from Kibra NG-CDF officials.