Articles by Walter Pepela


5 years ago

Webuye Distict hospital in Bungoma county

Webuye District hospital was started in 1990 through funding from The East African Development Bank with support from the Chinese government Una program that targeted a number of places such as webuye. It begun as a dispensary in 1992. In the late \'90s, it was made a district hospital and has since become the best hospital in the county of Bungoma.

The hospital has a catchment population of about 500,000 people. Due to its strategic location, it covers the entire Bungoma county, including Kakamega, Busia, Malaba, parts of trans-nzoia County and western parts of Uganda.

The   Continue reading ...


5 years ago

What to consider before starting a business in Kenya

Kenya is known to be a country with a competitive business platform that makes it challenging for a breakthrough for an upcoming business person and in most cases some companies pull out of the county because they cannot keep up with the increased competition. The following are the major considerations to be taken by upcoming business people;

Establish mentors

For them to come up with the best business idea they should take part in mentoring program. Due to their experience mentors can help in order to avoid mistakes and make good business decisions. They   Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Types of forests in Kenya

There are several types but predominantly they are classified as either primary or planted forests. These forests are on an alarming decline due to human activities such as clearing land for settling the large population. The forest types in Kenya are described below.

 Primary plantations reserved for protection purposes e.g., indigenous forests of Kenya, These forests consist of native species and have had no human intervention such that their ecological processes are intact and not significantly disturbed. Primary forests are those forests that have never been logged and have  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

How to promote essay writing in Kenyan schools

 

Writing a proper essay is challenging because it is a product of rigorous mental activity. This is very useful especially when it comes to planning an essay. There are several key steps in planning an essay and they involve the following.

The first step is to analyze the essay topic. It is important to first understand the topic one is dealing with so that, one can be able to have an idea of what the topic is all about. This enables the writer to gather information and hence make notes.

Going over all the information that has been acquired is important after w  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Factors that affect family sizes in kenya

Soacial economic factors in Kenya greatly contribute to the desired choice of the number of children that a typical Kenyan couple can have. Most parents would prefer to have a family which is easy to provide for their needs without staining them because of the increased cost of living among Kenyans which has led to increase in prizes of basic family requirements. These factors include;

The peoples culture

Culture is a way of life of a people and it influences the practices carried out among the members of the society. Some Kenyan cultures promote the idea of couples h  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Factors influencing food security in kenya

Food insecurity is whereby the country does not have adequate policies and strategies to ensure that there is sufficient food for all people to avoid instances of starving due to lack of food. It is mainly caused by poor policies and cultural practices. The reasons for food insecurity have been discussed below;

Cultural beliefs can influence dietary practices making people still feel food insecure even if some food which are less valued in the community are in plenty for instance  a certain community may have plenty of livestock animals for meat but they are still food insecure  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

challenges of measuring national income in Kenya

The process of measuring the specific national income of Kenya has been a great challenge because of certain hindrances. However determining the specific national income is crucial to ensure that proper planning is done to improve on the country’s  economic status.

Lack of information

Under all methods of measuring national income, there are problems and difficulties in finding all necessary information for example in Kenya, people may not be officially employed and some businesses are operated at personal and unregulated system hence the authority might not be   Continue reading ...


5 years ago

problems facing education among teenagers in Rusinga island

Rusinga Island is home to luo community located in south Nyanza Province. It is surrounded by Lake Victoria and borders Mfangano Island to the south. Estimate population range between 30 000 to 40 000. The main economic activity for the locals is fishing and a little farming. Currently, there is depletion of resources in the island due to exploitation of resources, land degradation, drought, mono cropping and depletion of fish stock in the lake are everywhere; semi arid is the primary climate.

The region is highly affected with HIV epidemic which estimates to 34% of the population i  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Hostels and accommodation in Kenyatta University

Kenyatta University is one of Kenya’s best universities famed for the expansive facilities mainly big constructions with increased intake of students yearly. Because of the increased student intake, the university is faced with an accommodation challenge. Only joint admission board students are accommodated at the main campus. A few spaces are available for the self sponsored students at Ruiru campus. Rooms are allocated using random sampling of those who have applied.

The hostels in Kenyatta University are located in three zones, Nyayo zone, Eastern zone and western zone. The  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Soda Ash Mining In Kenya

Kenya has been realized to be a country with increasing mineral wealth despite the past studies that showed the country did not have a really significant deposit of minerals compared to countries like South Africa. For some time, soda ash has been Kenya’s leading mineral export and is mined at Lake Magadi in Kajiado on the floor of the rift valley by the Magadi Soda Company. It occurs in crystals that are called trona. Soda ash can also be referred to as sodium bicarbonate.

Extraction of soda ash is done through the open cast method using powerful machines known as dredgers. T  Continue reading ...