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10,000 Birth Certificates Processed in Elgeyo Marakwet during Rapid Results Initiative
August 20, 2019
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As the Rapid Results Initiative came to and end, the County Civil Registrar for Elgeyo Marakwet Night Wafula said that the County had taken care of shortage of Birth Certificates.
Wafula said that 10,000 birth certificates had already been issued and that the rest were uploaded into the system.
The government hired casual workers to help clear the backlog of certificates.
Thousands of birth certificates are now being printed, according to Wafula, the County Civil Registrar for Elgeyo Marakwet. He was flanked by the Deputy County Commissioner for Marakwet East John Otieno.
Huduma Centre manager Rodah Mwanza said that the center has accumulated more than 5,000 birth certificates which are awaiting collection.
She asked the residents who had waiting slips to go and work with their local chiefs to collect their birth certificates.
The children cannot register for Huduma number without the certificates.