Unison Sacco is seeking to partner with other financial institutions for it to enable offer affordable housing to its members.
Speaking while handing over 1,400 title deeds to it members at Desai estate near Naromoru town Chief Executive Officer George Maina noted that the Sacco has already established a housing cooperative.
Maina said that this was their tenth project which they started selling in December last year where a plots was selling at Sh350,000 and currently they are being bought at Sh700,000 which is a big milestone for the investors.
The CEO noted that it was in alignment with the national government’s Big Four agenda, one being cheap and affordable housing.Chairman James Muhandi urged the investors to cooperate and develop the property, noting that the Sacco is currently operating in more than six counties. Muhandi noted that social amenities such as schools, public roads, health facilities and others have been set aside.
Laikipia County is growing rapidly because of its virgin lands, especially that there are great prospects of development due to lack of exploitation..
Former Laikipia East Member of Parliament who is also the immediate chairman of the Sacco Mutahi Kimaru noted that Desai estate and other another one referred to as Taji that are currently being sold are worth over Sh1.5 billion. Kimaru associated the growth in property acquisition to the expected Dry port in Isiolo and the LAPSET. With the international airport in Isiolo and the dry port, Laikipia is posed to develop very much where Nanyuki town will be very strategic owing to its vantage point according to Kimaru.