The Weekly Pulse | 14th August 2020

KAM celebrates International Youth Day 2020

KAM celebrated International Youth Day 2020, to recognize their participation in the country’s development, by hosting a live session.

Speakers included KAM CEO, Phyllis Wakiaga; GIZ Technical  Advisor on Youth Employment and Vocational Training, Gideon Murenga; Eastlands Institute of Technology Principal, Austine Omeno and National Youth Council (NYC) Head of Partnerships, Viridiana Wasike.

This year’s commemoration themed Youth Engagement for Global Action is anchored on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8 on the need to promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all. 

KAM, KRA Webinar on Finance Act and EAC Budget Outcome

KAM in partnership with Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) hosted a Webinar on the Finance Act and EAC Budget outcome. 

The webinar sought to address the progress of the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

This includes Industry priority rebound strategies to support the local manufacturing sector in Kenya during and after Covid-19 pandemic as well as analysis of the 2020 half-year manufacturing tax proposals and its impact on the economic growth strategy for the sector.

Speakers included KAM CEO, Phyllis Wakiaga;  Director, Private Sector Development, State Department of Industrialization, Stephen Odua; Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Deputy Commissioner, Policy & Tax Advisory, Mr Caxton Masudi and Institute of Economic Affairs CEO, Kwame Owino.

Kenya COVID Fund donates PPEs to Mama Lucy and Mathari Hospitals

Kenya COVID Fund donated locally manufactured Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to frontline medical personnel in Mama Lucy and Mathari Hospitals.

Local manufacturers were hailed for producing globally competitive PPEs, as part of efforts to cushion the country from the effects of the pandemic.

KAM Chair, CEO, visit Tech Pak Industries

KAM Chair, Mucai Kunyiha and CEO, Phyllis Wakiaga visited Tech Pak Industries to assess the challenges facing the company.

Incorporated in 1995, Tech Pak is a manufacturer of packaging and recyclable, convenience & hygiene food service products in Kenya. 

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