Gender, Social Welfare, Culture, Heritage, Sports & Youth Affairs

Gender, Social Welfare, Culture, Heritage, Sports & Youth Affairs


The County Department is,

“Committed to provision of equitable services to the members of society through nurturing of talents, empowering the youth for improved livelihoods.”


The motto of the County Department is,

“We care”


The vision of the Department is,

To be the best County department in the formulation, coordination and implementation of projects and programs aimed at empowering members of the society to lead dignified and productive lifestyles.”


In the performance of the functions the County Department will be guided by the below values,

  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Equity


  • To mainstream youth issues into operations of the County.
  • To empower the youth
  • To promote a culture of responsibility among the youth
  • To support youth initiatives.
  • To identify and nature sporting talents in youths
  • To put up and upgrade sporting facilities
  • To identify new sporting activities, encourage participation and excel in all sporting events.
  • To fight doping among sportspersons.

The Department seeks to offer a matching opportunity for the marginalized population of the Youths.

We are committed to standing with the youth and are already making strides in supporting those already speaking for themselves and encouraging others to do the same.

Together with other departments, we are set out for success. We continue to lobby and advocate for the implementation of the 50 percent provision for the

youth, women and PWDs.

Presently, the department is extensively involved in a campaign and sensitization to have the youth register businesses and companies they own with us.

This is geared towards establishing the actual statistics of the number of youth owned companies and specifically help us generate the preferences and reservations list for adoption by the county government.

This is in line with the Public Procurement and Oversight Authority that directs that each procuring entity must have the list uploaded in the organization’s website.

As the CEC, I will initiate and continuously improve effectiveness of continuously improve effectiveness of Empowerment Programs while identifying and transferring good practices into mainstream programs.

Further, the Department seeks to leverage on sports to enhance attainment of Tuga Tai’s manifesto as well as the Sustainable Development Goals.

As a Department, we are working towards bringing the People of Nandi together and harnessing the uniqueness of the people in Talent potential.

This will see to it that we grow a dependablegeneration that values Team Work, Sportsmanship, Respect, Commitment, Cooperation and Tolerance.

Already, the department has been a hub of activities since the county ushered the new government dispensation in Nandi.

We look forward to host a Rugby Tournament at the Nandi Bears Club, Nandi Hills in March 2018.

This will be a curtain raiser for the annual Koitalel 10s Series that is aimed at increasing sensitization around the cultural day of October.