With an area of 3,304 square kilometres, Nyandarua County had a population of 638,289 people as of 2019. The levels of education in this county very drastically, with only 19% of people having attended secondary school and about 2% having a post secondary education.
Nyandarua County's main economic activity is agriculture, with potato farming being most prominent. There are a number of barriers such as insufficient electricity and water, as well as poor road systems for transportation. With poverty levels being high (over 76%) in this region, an optimal investment for the people and land would be in farming.
Neloshan International through its local partners Neloshan International-Kenya, is empowering single mothers in Nyandarua County in Kenya by providing them with start up seed capital in the form of chickens, goats, sheep, and potatoes and other vegetable seeds to enable them to generate income for economic empowerment as well as sustainability.