KWFT participated in this year’s edition of the Central Kenya ASK Show which was held last week from 11th to 14th September at the Kabiru-ini Show ground - Nyeri. The event was attended by a bevy of exhibitors and members of the general public.
The successful show was officially opened on Friday 13th September by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation, Hon Mwangi Kiunjuri, who also visited the KWFT stand accompanied by the Nyeri County Governor, Hon Mutahi Kahiga.
The Mt Kenya West team were also privileged to host KWFT’s senior management at the show, they included the Director Microfinance, Mr. George Kinyanjui, Director Operations, Nancy Mwangi, General Manager Marketing, Communications & Innovation, Juliana Wanjiru and the General Manager, Central Zone, Martin Aritho who was the host.
The KWFT stand was remarkable in all ways and it attracted large crowds. With an impressive stand and display of assets, the stand was inarguably the best stand at the show. On display were agri assets which included: a tractor and plough, a pickup, a multipurpose motorbike, solar water pump and a milking machine, a milk ATM, chaff cutters and choppers. The multipurpose jiko, jikokoa and jiko kisasa also provided a glimpse into the affordable cooking solutions made possible by KWFT. The stand also had a demo farm with innovations such as hanging gardens and multi-storage garden.
KWFT emerged victorious in the following categories:
- Best Microfinance Institution Stand – Position 1
- Stand That Best Interprets Current Show Theme – Position 1
- The Best Stand in Community Service – Position 3