Kenya Women Holding (KWH) on Friday broke ground for the construction of an ultra-modern shopping mall in Nakuru County, Kenya.
Construction of the mall dubbed KWH Hub is scheduled to be completed in 19 months. The development sits on a one acre piece of land and will provide more than 200, 000 square meters of commercial space targeting retail stores, banking halls, supermarkets and offices.
It will also create hundreds of job opportunities in Nakuru County.
“Not only are we proud that we will add another iconic architectural feature to Nakuru county’s skyline but more proud that this building will boost the organizations revenue and enable Kenya Women Holding pump more in to the many interventions that we undertake in our effort touch the heart of the community,” said KWH Group CEO Dr. Jennifer Riria.
KWH is a woman-led development institution that partners with women entrepreneurs in activities that empower, position and advocate for them to improve their economic status and livelihoods to create an overall better society.
KWH has more than 400, 000 women members across Kenya.
The Kenya Women Finance Trust (KWFT) Managing Director Mwangi Githaiga assured KWH of KWFT Bank’s financial support towards completion of the project and tenancy once the property opened.
KWH Hub is located between Tom Mboya Street and Kipchoge Keino Avenue in Nakuru town.