Urithi Sacco asks land CS to streamline her ministry

Written By: Hunja Macharia
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Urithi housing cooperative society limited has urged newly appointed Lands Cabinet Secretary, Faridah Karoney, to support property ownership, by restoring sanity in the lands sector.

Sacco Chairman Samuel Maina called on the CS to make it easy for owners to acquire their property documents by dealing with cartels.

He said some corrupt cartels in the land sector were a major hindrance to National development and needed to be dealt with firmly and decisively.

Maina was speaking at hotel Kunste, Nakuru County where he issued over 400 title deeds to members who had purchased land in Nakuru and Gilgil projects which include Lanet gardens, Portland Heights, Portland 1, 2, 3, Portland Annex, Parkview 3, Bonita Gardens 2 and Highway Garden.

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Maina said in their 5 year journey, they have been able to offer opportunities in different counties, Nakuru being one of the leading with unique investment openings.

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“Today’s title deed issuance ceremony marks over 6,500 title deeds issued and over 140 land projects that we have handed over so far.

Maina, said that he highly commends the Nakuru County government, which has in great measures supported investors in the real estate sector.

He emphasized that Urithi Housing Growth in the County has been as a result of the good partnership and support, as they came in at a time when there was a gap in affordable and legit property ownership, and a need for guidance to Kenyans who were eager to invest, but were skeptical due to the increase in the real estate and property sham in the country.

Maina said as a Housing Co-operative, they have committed and ardently focused on improving their members’ quality of lives by providing affordable investment solutions. “With a membership of over 26,000 and counting, we can proudly say that we have provided diverse and equal investment opportunities to our members who are drawn from all walks of life,” he said.

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He said in line with their Member Empowerment Program, it is their culture and mandate as housing co-operative to educate their members on their concepts, models and products, and in so doing, equip and empower them equally with investment knowledge and the running of the co-operative.

On Urithi’s growth, Maina said that the society can attribute its growth and stability in the sector to the affordable prices in their land and housing projects, and in providing diverse investment opportunities to all socio-economic classes in the country.

“We package our products to see to it that all our members, from low to high income earners, youth and the old own something and even fund them through our Urithi Premier Sacco. This gives them a chance to purchase property as they can get low interest funding from the Sacco,” said Maina.

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“Our growth has also been out of our commitment to walk with our members who after owning property through us, still ensure that they add value to it from the available Uri-Farm Agribusiness opportunities that we offer like Fish and Green House farming,” the chairman emphasized.

He commended their members across the Counties for their zeal and trust to choose Urithi  as their investment choice, for their endless commitment to make Urithi Housing Co-operative Society Limited great, and for placing Urithi in its position as the BEST in the real estate and property sector.

“As our mission to improve the quality of lives of our members by providing decent housing and settlement using innovative technologies dictates, we have faithfully walked the talk and successfully handed over 450 houses to our members.

 

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