Do you agree that Kericho County is doing right steps to attract new business?
Kericho is a Kenyan county located to the South West of the country and lies within the highlands west of The Great Rift Valley. The capital of the county is Kericho town. The county is home to the best of Kenyan Tea which is world famous for its brightness, attractive color, brisk flavor and textures of fragrant leaves. The county is also home to some of the world's best long distance runners among whom have repeatedly won gold medals in international events.
Kericho County is home to Kenya's biggest water catchment area, the Mau Forest. With a high altitude and virtually daily rains, Kericho is the centre of Kenya's large tea industry, its town square even known as Chai Square (Chai is Hindi for Tea). Some of the largest tea companies including Unilever Kenya, James Finlay and Williamson tea are based here. It is also home to the popular Ketepa brand. Much of the tea is also exported, with the UK being the largest market. The county has an urban population of 150,000 and total population of over 500,000.