African Banking Corporation Limited, (ABC Bank Kenya) celebrated Nicholas Muchami from Kaganda Village, Kiharu Constituency, Murang’a County for his zeal and passion to ease connectivity within the area.
ABC recognises Muchami for ingenuity in digging a road stretching close to 2 kilometers to ease connectivity within the area after the one commonly used was blocked by the landowner.
The financial institution has pledged to buy home feeds for his cows for six months as well as enlist him in a sacco where he can save his milk earnings.
“In addition to supporting Muchami with his immediate needs we must also provide solutions that are sustainable,” said ABC Bank Treasury & Financial Institutions General Manager Philip Wambua when he hosted the 45-year-old man in his office.
Accompanied by Esther Wanjiku, a social activist and a Kaganda resident, said the road has inspired other residents in the area to take up ownership of the challenges they face while at the same time prompted leaders, across the board, to apply themselves in solving issues that affect their constituents.
“Muchami is an inspiration to us all that we do not necessarily have to have money to solve problems,” said Esther.
“I work as a watchman at a nearby school and I see that people around the area including children have to walk at least four kilometers to get from one point of Kaganda to another. I decided to dig the road to make traveling easier,” said Muchami when he visited ABC Bank’s head office.
Muchami did a 1.5 kilometres section connecting Hugo village with Kaganda ACK Church.
Other institutions that have recognised Muchami are Kahuti Water and Sanitation Company, and Rhino Mabati Factory.