AfDB funds Sh7bn Yatta Dam
The African Development Bank is funding the construction of the Yatta Dam across the Thika River at an estimated cost of Sh7 billion. The project is overseen by the Tanathi Water Services Board. It will provide water to Yatta in Machakos county, Thika in Kiambu county and Murang’a county. Tanathi chief manager for strategic management Daudi Kitonga (pictured) on Tuesday said Sh700 million has been used to compensate families whose land will be used for the project.