The Rotary Club of Kisii Central headed by president Rotarian Beatrice Nyamache on Monday held its first meeting since it was given charter status.
In the meeting, three members were officially appointed as new directors to the board joining colleagues already in place.
Kisii County CEC for Administration Edinah Kangwana will be serving as the communication and PR director in the club.
Rotarian Isabel Lumumba was appointed to serve as community service and environment director.
The members clearly stated their classification and the value they intend to bring to society as they serve.
Rotarian Edinah Kangwana, a mentor, coach, youth and gender advocate appreciated the opportunity she has got through the club to serve humanity.
“I will leverage on the pool of right-minded people, the strength in different specialization to serve the people of Kisii better,” she said.
She added, “The Concerted efforts will reduce the ever-widening gender gabs, serve the vulnerable in the society, conserve the environment, spire up economic activities especially targeting the micro business, address water and sanitation issues and inspire and mentor the youth. All this effort combined will spire up cultural, social and economic growth for the prosperity of all,”
Kangwana reiterated that she has always been keen on serving the community but noted that singled efforts can never rival a group and teamwork approach.
Rotarian Isabel Lumumba a teacher by profession now an Entrepreneur, environmentalist and the director of Ufanisi resorts emphasized on the need of teaching the young ones on the importance of environmental conservation.
The club president madam Beatrice Nyamache a seasoned Rotarian has been a member of other rotary clubs.
According to members, Nyamache brings on board a rich experience with fire and a heart to serve the people of Kisii.
In her sentiments, she emphasized on the need for members to hold onto the basic guidelines and code of conduct that will grow the young club.
“I urge the new members never to lose their enthusiasm. I call on all to hold on to the fact that they are one big family now that needs to look out for each other. To Kisii residents it’s time we come on board and be members,” she said.
Rotarian Lilian Marwa the director and proprietor Akina ties, the only GBV rescue center in Gusii and the President elect urged members to remain committed and embrace the happy dollar session sharing.
Rotary club of Kisii central was officially commissioned on 21/11/2020 in a colorful ceremony that was graced by the District Governor Rotarian Patrick Obath.