Friday, July 17, 2017 - GDC has distributed food to residents of Maji Moto (a geothermal hot spring) situated in Narok County, under the Jirani-wa-Karibu Food Drive. The event was officiated by the Principal Secretary, State department of Energy, Dr. Eng. Joseph Njoroge, accompanied by the GDC MD & CEO Eng. Johnson P. Ole Nchoe. .
GDC MD & CEO Eng. Johnson P. Ole Nchoe shakes with KfW Country Director Dr. Klaus Liebig during the site visit at the Paka Geothermal Project. Looking on is GDC director Mr. Namada Simoni. KfW is a financier of the North Rift project.
Speaking at the function, Dr. Eng. Njoroge reiterated the importance of good neighborliness. “A friend in need is a friend indeed,” said Dr. Eng. Njoroge, “It is in this spirit of good neighborliness that GDC has decided to bring you some assistance in form of food and water.”
GDC MD and CEO Eng. Johnson P. Ole Nchoe said the firm continues to offer relief food for residents in five arid and semi-arid counties. GDC is set to start the Suswa geothermal project which has an estimated geothermal potential of 750MW. The Mt. Suswa geothermal project will provide affordable and reliable clean energy to boost Kenya’s economy. The project will also open job opportunities for many Kenyans.