Aspiring Mp from Tharaka Mr.Muchomba Marigu Ntamaduri has donated carwashing machines to bodaboda operators groups in all the five wards in Tharaka constituency in bid to help the operators raise their earnings .
The five wards Mukothima,Gatunga,Chiakariga,Marimanti and Nkondi received each one machine that they will use for business to increase their savings and thus put them at a better chance to advance in other viable projects.
Speaking during the issuance of the machines,Muchomba pleged to continue empowering the youth in the sector generate their own income rather than offering them cash which may not sustain them for long.“There are many ventures that we can help our youth engage in ranging from sports,investments,technology and others.If this project is going to be a success,i will come back and add more machines to the venture for it to thrive,” Muchomba said.
He also cautioned the operators to work in adherence to the laid down covid-19 guidelines so that they do not risk contracting and spreading the deadly virus which has has has halted activities world wide.
Muchomba also hinted that apart from the bodaboda operators,he is planning to visit other organised groups including those of women in bid to empower Tharaka people and render them from enslavement of normal hand outs that they are used to and make them realize that real empowerment is possible.
The bodaboda riders who received the machines thanked the upcoming politician for remembering them in terms of empowerment unlike other politicians who have been using them for their own gains while they have remained the same.