Benson Kigo, Chairman of Gem Centre shares how the centre has empowered communities in Taita Taveta

The Gem Centre was set up to benefit the local people of Taita Taveta in mining and gem value addition. People will have a chance to bring their stones to be identified, cut and polished thus adding value to the gemstones. Additionally, the Centre will help create employment opportunities for the youth and empower the community.

Cost: KSh 120 Million
Status as at Jan 2019: Complete
County: Taita Taveta County

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