KETRACO Supports Coconut Development Authority
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As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, KETRACO made a donation of Kshs. 180,000/= to Kenya Coconut Development Authority (KCDA) for purchase of 9000 seedlings to be distributed to farmers in the coastal region. The initiative falls within KETRACO’s CSR programme which recognizes the need for partnerships with communities in project areas. During a presentation ceremony held at the KCDA offices, the Managing Director Dr. Francis Fondo thanked KETRACO for being sensitive to communities within their areas of operation. He further encouraged the two organizations to consider a long-term engagement and partnership. KETRACO was represented in the event by Ms. Sulea Naliaka and Ms. Zaituni Asmani.
A field demonstration was conducted on 18th April, 2013 during which a demo of the coconut production process and showcases of various items made from the coconut plant was held, as well as the distribution of drip irrigation kits to local farming groups.