Old is Gold, Perimeter Wall construction commences at Nakuru’s oldest Home for the elderly

They say old is gold and that wherever the elderly are, then aspects of wisdom reign.

Perhaps this is the reason that has seen Nakuru’s oldest home for the elderly continue to undergo renovations.

Millions have been channeled towards making the home one of its kind.

Commonly known among locals as ‘Nyumba ya Wazee’, the Alms House has been a rescue centre for the neglected and poor senior citizens.

Several old structures at the facility have been replaced with modern ones in the past.

This year, it is also good news as area MCA Neto Sakwa reveals that the Alms House will also have a perimeter wall constructed.

The project is under the County Headquarters’ Budget under the leadership of Governor Susan Kihika.

Sakwa who spoke after visiting the facility on March 12, 2024 for the ground breaking ceremony lauded the move saying it will go along way in ensuring security for the senior citizens.

Sakwa reiterated Governor Kihika’s sentiments that the facility is key in ensuring senior citizens peacefully enjoy their sunset years.

On her part Nakuru County Chief Officer for Gender, Social Services and Inclusivity Gladys Kamuren reiterated that the project will go on as planned.

She noted that this will also help in addressing issues of the facility’s land being grabbed.









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