Tharaka-Nithi County is one of the forty-seven (47) counties in Kenya created by the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. It is located in Kenya’s former Eastern Province and a home to the Chuka, Muthambi, Mwimbi and Tharaka people of the larger Ameru (Amiiru) community.
WHAT DRIVES US
To enhance sustainable socio-economic growth and optimal utilization of resources
A Prosperous, Industrialized and Cohesive County.
Everything we do comes from deeply-held commitments and values.
POSITION & SIZE
Tharaka Nithi County borders Embu to the South and South West, Meru to the North and North East, Kitui to the East and South East.
The county lies between latitude 000 07’ and 000 26’ South and between longitudes 370 19’ and 370 46’ East.
Straightforwardness, ingenuousness, honesty and sincerity are an integral part of our undertakings which we shall firmly adhere to in every duty to our society
We consistently create enduring relationships with our citizens; in so doing our approach goes beyond standard citizen participation principles and makes their input an integrated, formalized part of setting county goals, and standards.
CREATIVITY & INNOVATIVENESS
We thrive on creativity and ingenuity. We seek the innovations and ideas that can bring a positive change to the County. We value creativity that is focused, data-driven, and continuously-improving based on results
TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY
We will remain accountable to our stakeholders and will acknowledge responsibility for our actions and decisions. Thus we shall always endeavour to be transparent, answerable and liable at all times
Every person is important and has a part in county development. We endeavor to build a workplace environment that cultivates person’s uniqueness, encourages staff participation, collaboration and integration of diverse skills and capabilities.
We believe in equity and equality. As a County we do not regard status or personal preferences but approach our work as guided by principles of fairness and non-bias. People from diverse backgrounds or communities are involved in the County development.
Here are quick facts about Tharaka Nithi County.
We have 5 (Five) Sub-Counties
The County is divided into five(5) administrative sub-countiesnamely Tharaka North, Tharaka South, Chuka, Igambango’mbe and Maara.
There are three constituencies in the county.
There are three constituencies in the county namely; Tharaka, Chuka/Igambang’ombe and Maara.
The major economic activities in the County
These include tea and coffee planting, subsistence crop farming, subsistence dairy farming and keeping of other livestock such as goats and sheep.