Deputy President William Ruto on 1st October 2018 launched the Phase II Last Mile Connectivity Programme.
The Last Mile Project is a Government of Kenya programme that is aimed at facilitating the objective of affordably connecting Kenyan households to the national network grid. This is geared towards achieving a national connectivity rate of 70% by 2017 as part of the government’s goal of universal access to electricity by 2020.
“Connecting electricity to schools, markets, hospitals and homes is critical for learners to study and gain technical skills; traders to boost their ventures; patients to receive effective medical attention; families to live comfortably,” wiliam Ruto said.
The family of Hannington and Margaret Nyali of Mlechi village is the latest beneficiary of the Last Mile Connectivity Programme, Wundanyi, Taita Taveta County.