Muya signs MoU to facelift Uhuru Market

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The Government has signed a Textile Action Research MoU Signing between GoK and the that will uplift traders at Uhuru Market along Jogoo Road.
The move will add value to hundreds of textile manufacturers, some of them disabled.

The event will be officiated by CS Hon. Peter Munya, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, in partnership with the SME Advisory in the Executive Office of the President. This is an Action Research Project that aims to help MSME Textile producers reduce inefficiencies, increase value addition, increase value chain integration and grow the product markets.

This will entail:

  • The establishment of a centre of excellence pilot at Uhuru Market
  • The development of a scalable model addressing competency development, technological upgrades, product quality and markets
  • Proposing a textile markets action plan for possible implementation in key markets in Nairobi and around the country.

The development of a scalable model addressing competency development, technological upgrades, product quality and markets
Proposing a textile markets action plan for possible implementation in key markets in Nairobi and around the country.

HEVA is an East African fund that invests in the transformative social and economic potential of the creative economy sector in the East African region and is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. 

The pilot project under the textile value chain is under the Manufacturing Pillar and promotes the Big 4 Agenda.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is keen to ensure that women and youth are empowered as part of his lasting legacy.

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