EUROPEAN UNION IN A MASSIVE Ksh 8 Billion AID IN NORTHERN KENYA
The European Union will spend over 8 billion shillings in arid and semi arid areas to assist pastoralist in the next two years. Head of European union mission in Kenya Eric van linden said the money is part of the EU emergency funding set aside to cater for emergency needs like provision of water facilities and food supplies in nomadic areas.
He was speaking after touring and opening the Arabia Girls secondary school in Mandera District. He later went to Moyale district to assess projects funded by the Union and called on the government to stamp out corruption as it denies resources to this in need.
They money EU will spend will also be used to reduce livestock deaths to boost the livelihoods of the locals.
The administration block of the Arabia Girls secondary school was destroyed by the recent rain that hit the area.