Site Maps For Slum Upgrade Ready

The detailed site maps for six locations planned for slum upgrade under the Kenya Informal Settlement Improvement Programme II (KISIP) have been completed.

Under the support of the World Bank through KISIP II program implementation consultants, the maps provide comprehensive details including plot layouts, road networks, passageways, and sanitation facilities.

The County Government Officials have initiated a public engagement campaign targeting residents of the designated areas to raise awareness and gather suggestions for further improvement.

The Chief Officer for Urban Areas Management, Marian Nakaale, emphasized the clarity of the maps and urged the public to participate in the ongoing public forum for feedback.

The engagement process has commenced in Nginokakim, Turkana South sub-county, with similar meetings planned for Nabute, Ngitakito, Napetet, and Soweto in Turkana Central, as well as Lopiding in Lokichoggio Sub- County.

CCO Nakaale highlighted the program’s aim as to secure land tenure for bene
ficiaries and improve the appearance of Lodwar Municipality areas through upgrades in Nabute, Napetet, Soweto, and Ngitakito.

According to her, the program is further expected to catalyze trade value chains and facilitate urbanization.

The Deputy Manager Simon Nangiro of Lodwar Municipality was also in attendance.

Source: Kenya News Agency