Wednesday, July 30, 2014

KECOBAT participates in Kirinyaga County Tourism Sites Documentation...

The overall objective of the three days in Kirinyaga County was documentation of Community Based Tourism projects.The participants included: Ministry of East African Affairs Commerce and Tourism represented by Assistant Director, Mrs.  Keziah Odemba together with Tourist Officer Mrs. Lornah Nyamweya, two staff representatives from Kenya Community Based Tourism Network (KECOBAT), 17 Miss Tourism delegates from 17 counties, Kirinyaga administration and county tourism department, guide operators, media and local communities.

Principal Kirinyaga University College, Prof. Mary Ndung'u giving a presentation on tourism for peace and diversity
Different tourism initiatives were identified and documented including agro-tourism projects, cultural and heritage sites. The outreach was crowned with cleaning activity in Wanguru town and thereafter the launch of “ Niko sober” campaign meaning stay sober with focus of avoiding drugs and excessive alcohol among young generation.
This was championed by Miss Tourism Kirinyaga county. In attendance were Miss Tourism delegates from various counties including: Kirinyaga, Machakos, Kajiado, Nakuru, Bungoma, Hama Bay, Kisumu, Eldoret, Trans Nzoa, Tharaka Nithi, Kericho, Nyeri, Embu, Taita taveta, Narok, Muranga among others. 

Miss Tourism Kirinyaga County launching 'Niko Sober' Campaign

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