Devolution and Administration Chief Officer Mr. Mark Some, Security Advisor Samuel Seurey, Directors Kiptanui Barno (Administration) and Cosmas Kerich (Inspectorate) paid an impromptu visit at the Eldoret Rescue Centre, emphasizing the County’s dedication to rehabilitating and transforming the street children and drug addicts.
The centre provides a haven for street children including those who have found themselves entangled with the law. Through a comprehensive program of reform and rehabilitation, the centre aims to equip them with the necessary skills to rebuild their lives and contribute meaningfully to society.
In line with the County’s progressive vision, plans are underway to establish a Vocational Training Centre within the Eldoret Rescue Centre”, said Some.
Mr. Some noted that the initiative will equip rehabilitated individuals with practical skills, enabling them to thrive in various vocational fields.
The County Government’s provision of ample medication for the sick and the ones undergoing rehabilitation highlights its unwavering commitment to the individuals. It has well-stocked medicine to cater to the affected with healthcare needs.
At the moment, the Eldoret Rescue Centre houses a total of 330 individuals, including 39 children enrolled in primary and secondary, all of whom benefit from scholarships and well-wishers. The centre serves 17 counties and has become a beacon of hope for individuals seeking a bright future.
Chief Officer Mark Some in his remarks noted that the transformation of street children is not only crucial for their personal development but also for the greater good of the nation.
Our County recognizes the role of religion as a gateway to building good character and morals. We are proud of the accomplishments at the Eldoret Rescue Centre and will continue to support its mission”, said Some.
Also present was the Eldoret Rescue Centre Manager, Esther Serem.
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