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A prosperous and competitive County in economic, social and political development offering high quality services to its people.  
To transform the livelihoods of Bomet County residents through innovative and dynamic leadership, efficient and effective mechanisms, viable partnerships while ensuring equity, integrity and community participation in a clean, secure and sustainable environment.  

Recent News & Events

March 14, 2024Earlier today, the Department of Health and Medical Services had a meeting with  its partner Nitibu Network Africa graced by the Chief Officer Health services Mr Felix Lang’at and the County Director Health Services Dr Ronald Kibet  to finalize on the preparation for the upcoming medical Camp set to take place at Koiwa Sub county… [...]

March 12, 2024The county government of Bomet, through the Department of Finance, ICT and Economic Planning, conducted an induction today for 20 newly recruited ICT staff. The staff were taken through county systems, network technicalities, county structure, budgeting and finance, Public Service Regulations and Staff Welfare, Human Resource Code of Conduct, Governance and Structure of the County… [...]

March 11, 2024The longstanding dispute between the County Government of Bomet and the Prisons Department over a parcel of land in Bomet town has been resolved amicably. This follows the mediation of the Inter-Governmental Relations Technical Committee, led by Chairman CPA Kithinji Kiragu. Addressing a press conference after the meeting, Bomet County Governor Prof Hillary Barchok stated… [...]

March 8, 2024Bomet County Governor, Prof. Hillary Barchok, interacted with the Bomet business community this morning. The Governor noted challenges that the business community in Bomet town faces in their day-to-day activities. While some of these challenges have already been addressed, the governor has committed to sorting out the few that are pending in due course. The… [...]

February 26, 2024Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok hosted the Bomet business community today as they paid a courtesy call to his office. During the discussion, Governor Barchok assured them that his administration is committed to providing a conducive environment for their businesses to thrive. In an effort to breathe new life into the downtown market, an… [...]

February 23, 2024Bomet County Governor, Prof. Hillary Barchok, today presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Mr. Bernard Koros as the new Chief Officer for Cooperatives. Governor Barchok, in his address, expressed confidence in Mr. Koros’s ability to contribute significantly to the Department of Cooperatives in Bomet County. The Governor emphasized the importance of quality service delivery to… [...]

February 21, 2024Modern markets are integral business units that are essential for the improvement of the business environment. These infrastructures enhance shopping experience as well as revenue collection. The County Government of Bomet in partnership with the State Department of Housing and Urban Development, are set to construct and improve a number of Fresh Produce Markets across… [...]

February 14, 2024The Safaricom Mpesa Foundation has successfully renovated and equipped the ICT laboratory at Kaplong Vocational Training Centre in Sotik Subcounty. The state-of-the-art facility, valued at Kshs 4.8 million, was officially handed over to the county government of Bomet today in a ceremony that was presided over by Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok The ICT… [...]

February 7, 2024The County Government of Bomet, in collaboration with Nutrition International (NI), has been actively implementing the integrated Maternal, New-born Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition (MNCAHN) model since the commencement of the financial year 2021/2022, through a joint financing model with the Department of Health and Medical Services. This initiative follows the successful development and launch… [...]

February 7, 2024The inaugural meeting of the Bomet Development Control Committee was held today, chaired by Chief Officer Mr. Issa Yarrow. The newly established committee is mandated to oversee all forms of land development, aiming to regulate and manage land use for proper and authorized development, ensuring optimum productivity of available land space. The Bomet County Government… [...]

February 7, 2024The department of agriculture, livestock, and fisheries, in conjunction with KALRO and Red Cross Kenya Bomet, conducted a monitoring visit to Nogirwet irrigation farms in Chebunyo ward, Chepalungu subcounty, to check on the progress of Angaza Beans Variety grown by farmers in the area. The collaboration between the county government of Bomet, KALRO, and the… [...]

January 12, 2024The County Government of Bomet through the department of Education and Vocational Training on Thursday, Jan 11, awarded full scholarship to 250 students joining form one and 625 trainees who just enrolled in the 33 Vocational Training Colleges in the county. The 250 students joining form one are mainly bright and needy students who excelled… [...]

December 1, 2023Bomet County joined the rest of the world in commemorating World AIDS Day at Mogogosiek Baraza Park in Konoin Subcounty, marking the 35th anniversary since the world united to dedicate this significant occasion to raise awareness and affirmative action on HIV and AIDS globally. The theme of this year’s AIDS Day is “Let Communities Lead,”… [...]

November 30, 2023Vocational Training has grown in leaps and bounds and Bomet County hasn’t been left behind in this transformational journey as the world moves towards technical training which offers students with hands-on skills and knowledge. The CECM for Education, Youth, Sports and Vocational Training Hon Agnes Ngeno graced and presided over the inaugural graduation ceremony for… [...]

November 29, 2023Japanese Ambassador to Kenya, Ken Okaniwa, paid a courtesy visit to the County Government of Bomet this morning. This visit follows discussions initiated by  Bomet  county Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok during his recent visit to the ambassador’s office. The visit underscores the commitment to fostering collaboration and mutual development between Japan and Bomet County, with… [...]

November 29, 2023The County Government of Bomet through the department of Education, Youths, Sports and Vocational Training is delighted to announce to students and the general public that the 2024 form one and the first time VTC full scholarships are open for application. The secondary school full scholarship program is currently benefiting over 1235 students across the… [...]

November 25, 2023The spouse of the Deputy President, Pastor Dorcas Gachagua, toured Bomet County on a 3-Day visit as part of her “Save the Boychild” campaign. The highlight of her visit was the launch of the Bomet Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre at Koiwa Hospital, where she received the first cohort of more than 100 drug addicts who… [...]

November 22, 2023In an effort to address the pressing issue of youth unemployment in Kenya, the inaugural East African Employability Summit was held at the Catholic University of East Africa, alongside the Uongozi Career Awards 2023. The summit, graced by Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok, brought together diverse stakeholders, aimed at stimulating solutions to upscale employability.… [...]

November 20, 2023Bomet County has immensely benefited from her partnership with the World Bank through the Kenya Urban Support Programme. This morning, the Deputy Governor, Hon. Shadrack Rotich, led the county delegation in talks with the World Bank team led by Beatrice Erazo, who are in Bomet, to evaluate the several projects undertaken through their partnership with… [...]

November 19, 2023President William Ruto attended interdenominational prayers at the 181 Stadium in Sotik Constituency, Bomet County, today. The President was accompanied by, among other leaders, Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok, Kericho Governor Dr. Eric Mutai, Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja, Cabinet Secretaries Davis Chirchir(Energy), Florence Bore (Labour) and Ezekiel Machogu (Education) Speaking during the service, the… [...]

November 17, 2023Bomet County joined the rest of the world in observing World Premature Day, rallying under the theme “small action, big impact—skin-to-skin care for premature babies”. The celebrations held at Longisa County Referral Hospital were presided over by Bomet County Governor, Prof. Hillary Barchok. Governor Barchok emphasized the importance of the world premature day, which has… [...]

November 14, 2023Bomet County joined the rest of the world in marking the World Diabetes Day, which is celebrated annually on November 14, an event led by the World Health Organization and the International Diabetes Federation. The theme of this year’s ‘WDD’ is “Know Your Risk, Know Your Response.” This is aimed at raising awareness about prevention,… [...]

November 13, 2023Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok joined Labour CS Hon Florence Bore in leading a massive tree planting exercise at Chepalungu Forest as a patriotic contribution towards national efforts to increase our forest cover as the country aims at mitigating the devastating effects of climate change. The governor and the CS were joined by among… [...]

November 9, 2023Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok presided over the swearing-in ceremony of five new chief officers following their vetting and subsequent approval by the county assembly. The five COs are Mr. Felix Langat Kipkorir; Medical and Health Services, Mr. Issa Kasim Yarrow; Land Housing and Urban Planning, Ms. Stella Rotich Chepkorir Chepkoech; Information and Communication… [...]

November 7, 2023A team of engineers from the Kenya Railways Cooperation and the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) contractor paid a courtesy call to the county government of Bomet this afternoon. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the beginning of the journey to extend the standard gauge railway from Narok to Bomet in a few months.… [...]

November 3, 2023The Department of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, in conjunction with the Kenya Red Cross Society, paid a visit to the Nogirwet Irrigation project in Chebunyo Ward, Chepalungu Sub County. The purpose of the visit was to inspect the weldability to the project which is under the Bomet irrigation development plan (BDIP). The officers vowed to… [...]

November 3, 2023The County Government of Bomet through the department of Education and Vocational Training, is calling on all needy students in secondary schools and the 33 VTCs across the county to apply for the annual secondary school partial scholarship and the newly started VTC bursary program. The program is aimed at improving access to education by… [...]

November 2, 2023Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok took his ward development tour to Ndanai Abaosi Ward in Sotik Sub-County, on Thursday. The tour kicked off at Gorgor Centre, where the county boss promised the residents to construct a water tank on the upper side to supply water to their homes. He also took note of their… [...]

November 2, 2023Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok paid a courtesy visit to Longisa Medical Training College in Longisa Ward, Bomet East Constituency, earlier today. Governor Barchok visited the institution to officially welcome 100 newly admitted nursing students following the reinstatement of the course in the institution. Speaking during the function, Prof. Barchok stated that his administration… [...]

October 31, 2023Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok visited the upcoming Dr. Joyce Laboso mother-and-child wellness centre, which is situated next to youth farmers in Bomet East Constituency Longisa Ward. During the visit, the governor stated that his administration is working around the clock to ensure that the facility is completed within the set timeline. In addition,… [...]