Ministry of Trade and Community Affairs

Hon. Flora Mtuweta

County Executive Committee (CEC)

 

COUNTY CHIEF OFFICER
Mrs Mwamuzi
 
COMPOSITION OF THE MINISTRY AND FUNCTIONS

This sector comprises of 7 sub-sectors namely: Sports, Youth Development, Culture, Cooperative Development, Trade, Industry, and Community Libraries. These are described in detial below.

SPORTS

Promotion and development of sports:

  • Renovation of existing Sports facilities.
  • Provide an avenue for Sports career development, Training clinics for coaches, referees and sports administrators.

Advocacy for recognition of sports as an industry:

  • Sports Academies.
  • Provision of play equipment.
  • Support on going leagues.
  • Construction of new Sports Facilities.

Enhancement of peace and unity through sports:

  • Organize tournaments with thematic issues e.g. peace, environment, drug abuse etc.
  • Sports lottery/ Sports fund.
  • Promotion of good management and governance in sports

YOUTH AFFAIRS

Mobilization and empowerment of youth to engage in gainful activities:

  • Provide youth with capital to start income generating activities.
  • Provision of civic eduction against drugs and alcohol abuse , crime, pornography.

TRADE DEVELOPMENT

Provide Business Development services:

  • Training of Traders , Provision of credit and establishment of local and international trade networks.

WEIGHT AND MEASURES

Enhance weight and measure services to curb malpractice and unfair trade practices:

  • Regular Motoring of measuring instruments.
  • Public awareness.

Services for Persons with Disabilities

  • Registration and Tax Exemption
  • Cash Transfer for Persons with Severe Disabilities
  • Sunscreen Lotion Program for Persons with Albinism
  • Job Placement
  • Education Assistance
  • Infrastructure Development and Equipment
  • Assistive Devices
  • Economic Empowerment and Revolving Fund
  • Disability Mainstreaming

COOPERATIVES

Improve income levels amongst residents:

  • Co-cooperative education , monitoring and supervision of co-operative societies.

Improve co-operative governance:

  • Carrying out regular audit.

Promotion of co-operative business ventures.Formation of new co-operative societies:

  • Revive dormant co-operative societies.

CULTURE

Promotion of of cultural centres:

  • Establishment, documnetaion and gazement and promotion of cultural activities and sites.
  • Contruction of cultural centres.

Regulation of Alternative medicice:

  • Registration of traditional medicine.

LIBRARY SERVICES

Promote reading culture:

  • Provide mobile library services.
  • Construction of community libraries.

INDUSTRY

small and medium enterprise Development:

  • County Industry potential survey.
  • Demarcation of industrial zones in the county.
  • County investment promotion services.

MARKETS DEVELOPMENT

Modernization of markets and marking systems:

  • Establishment of Markets centers and market days.
  • Enhancing the use of indoor markets.
  • Construction of modern Markets