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80s & 90s California Diaspora Kenyans Get-Together

A get together by Diaspora Kenyans who arrived in California before 1980, in the 1980’s and in the 1990’s was held at Bakersfield, CA. Bui Thuo who arrived in the U.S in the 1980s said it was attended by more than 100 persons residing in South California, Northern California and a Group that has since relocated to Seattle.
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Dr. Mwalali, Prof. Kimaru, Visit Diaspora University Town Offices & Site

Dr. Philip Mwalali, Prof. Christopher Kimaru and Captain George Njue who are from North Carolina paid a visit at the Diaspora University Town (DUT) offices and site in Taita Taveta County. Dr. Mwalali, a trained medical doctor who is working on the Diaspora University Medical Hospital Plan was very excited to visit the offices and review DUT site. Speaking to the Community members he said, “I’m happy with where we are and excited of where we are headed.” ...
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Kshs 1 Billion Per Day Diaspora Remittances & Kenya Jobs Creation

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) reports, Diaspora remittances in June 2019, at Sh30.4 billion ($295.3 million). This averages to Kshs 1 billion a day in June 30 days. In the next 2,000 days or to December 2024, if the Kshs 1 billion per day holds, Diaspora will remit Kshs 2 Trillion. CBK data shows the Diaspora remittances source as: 38% from North America (U.S and Canada), 32% from Europe and 30% from the Rest of World....
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Diaspora Jobs Creation, Houses Development & GDP Growth Bank

Kenya jobs or workforce is about 25 million of the estimated 50 million persons living in Kenya. Of the 25 million persons who are in their productive working years; about 40% or 10 million are unemployed or underemployed. This results to a loss of about 20 billion hours or productive time every year. At an average value of Kshs 500, this is a loss of Kshs 10 trillion of human resource and gross domestic product (GDP). ...
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Attorney Njoroge Kamau & DUT Founding

As we continue to progress the Diaspora University Town project, we herewith honor Attorney Njoroge Kamau for his contributions that have brought about and progressed this project from an idea 2005. The dream for a Kenya where no mother takes their newborn child home to a slum and no child grows up in unhealthy environments continues to progress. Thank you Attorney Kamau for your work. ...
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Global Research and Innovation University Town Jobs Plan

The Global Research and Innovation University Town plan for implementation in Machakos County has a great jobs plan. The plan will create thousands of new jobs in Machakos County. It is a great plan that should be welcome by all who would like to see their fellow Kenyans get jobs. There should be no delays or restrictions to Jobs creation plans. ...
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Don’t Fear ICE Join DUT to Develop Kenya

The Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) imminent raids are creating fear in Diaspora Kenyans. Diaspora Kenyans should not fear ICE. Instead, they should take this as a call to develop Kenya. If a Diaspora Kenyan could have a plan to develop Kenya, they would not have to fear anything. The ongoing Diaspora University Town (DUT) creates opportunity for any person in Diaspora to establish that plan. ...
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Stakeholders Progress Diaspora University Town at NEMA SEA Validation Workshop

Over 100 Stakeholders attended the Diaspora University Town National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) validation workshop held in Voi. The validation workshop was done for the SEA draft report presented to the public January this year for review by the Plan developers and NEMA SEA Experts led by Dr. Justin Maghanga. The stakeholders present included: NEMA professionals, Ndara B Community Members, Job seekers, Government Representatives, Religious leaders, Diverse Professionals, Material suppliers and Non-Governmental organizations reviewed the SEA. The workshop was conducted by Joseph Mwandairo. It was open by Ndara B Communtiy Chairman Benjamin Mwandaa. ...
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Jobs Creation – Houses Development Economic Sustainable System

In 2009 the words, “Erected by the Citizens of Worcester,” on one of the WPI University first buildings built between 1865 - 1868, would inspire the creation of the system that combined a Diaspora Kenyans housing development plan and a scholars university development plan to become a University Town Development Plan. ...
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Diaspora Remittances Lost Power

A recent article in the Kenya newspaper Business Daily titled “Kenya Diaspora inflows rise to Kshs 75 billion in a year,” caught my attention. The article stated that remittances have risen from $1.962 billion (2017) to $ 2.72 billion (2018). In an analysis of 2014 – 2018 the total remittances to Kenya total to $9.34 billion about Kshs 934 billion in 5 years. As I looked at these numbers, I saw the Diaspora remittances lost power....
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