The annual edition of the Agricultural Society of Kenya’s Eldoret National Show was this year held from the 6th to the 9th of March. The event hosted over 100 exhibitors from various sectors, among them the agricultural, manufacturing and financial services sectors. KWFT put up an excellent stand with a demo farm and agri-assets on display. Some of the assets on display were chaff cutters, a tractor, a mini milk dispensing machine and a milking machine.
The show was officially opened on Friday 8th March by the Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Hon Mwangi Kiunjuri. KWFT was honoured to have him visit our stand where he was hosted by GM Marketing, Communications and Innovation, Juliana Wanjiru and the top management of the North Rift Region. The CS’s entourage also comprised of other dignitaries, among them the Uasin Gishu Governor, Jackson Mandago, PS Livestock, Mr. Harry Kimutai, ASK officials including the national chair, Mrs. Annabella Kiriinya, the vice chair Mr. Jackson Tuwei and the CEO Mr. Batram Muthoka .
The largely successful event saw KWFT recognized in 4 awards as follows:
- Best Microfinance Institution Stand – Position 1
- Best stand in Youth Empowerment and Capacity Building – Position 1
- Best Stand in Community Service – Position 2
- Stand That Best Interprets Current Show Theme – Position 3
- Best Innovation and Invention Stand – Position 3
KWFT remains committed to providing innovative solutions to support agribusiness and food security in the country.