Rivatex East Africa Limited

Joan Chemeli and other workers make face masks for schools at Rivatex East Africa Limited in Eldoret town, Uasin Gishu County, sponsored by Kenya Commercial Bank, during a visit by US ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter on October 27, 2020. 

| Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

Textile firms roaring back in Nakuru, Eldoret

What you need to know:

  • The establishment of the Naivasha Special Economic Zone last week received a major boost after the government allocated Sh350 million for its development in the 2021/2022 financial year.

For nearly two decades, the Rift Valley towns of Eldoret and Nakuru boasted a vibrant textile industry that employed thousands of people.

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