Brookside dairy uses 14 million for national games
Brookside dairy the official sponsors of this year’s Kenya Secondary School Sports Association championships held at Friends school Kamusinga and Moi girls Kamusinga has spent 14 million shillings to cover the event.
Brookside brand manager Margret Nyoro said the sponsorship catered for uniforms two pares each for the participating teams in each category saying they were of high quality and were imported hence its durability is for long period of time.
She added that Brookside dairy has been sponsoring the championships for the last thirteen years and have realized a tremendous growth in terms of talent nurturing saying more school have been motivated to work hard in the games and even more counties are yearning to host the event in future.
You can also read, Brookside sponsorship set to nurturing talents.
“This year we have witnessed new entrants like Kisumu boys and Kapsabet boys in basketball as well as Loreto girls all of whom are aiming higher to even become the national championship as they prepare for the east and central Africa championships which will be held in Eldoret” she said.
Apart from the kits she said Brookside has been able to paint the basket ball pitch and have also partnered with Strathmore University to offer scholarships to four basket ball players two boys and two girls who will be able t score mean grade A- and A and two hockey players a boy and a girl who will as well be able to score the same grades.
For the farmers the company has been able to open milk collecting centers at Kaptama and Tongaren markets saying they have also been able to pay them on time and urged more farmers to supply them with milk.
Local business boost
As Bungoma County hosts the games after over thirty five years ago business especially for foodstuff and was booming ant the event with each business operator striving to cash on the students and other guests who had come to witness the school games.
Local hotels have pitched tents in the school as they prepared delicious meals from morning to evening to ensure the participants don’t starve as they appreciated the association for having brought the event in Kimilili Sub County.
Salim Omar a seller of boiled eggs and sausages says business is moving on well saying he has been able to sell the whole of his stock on a daily basis making a profit of over six hundred shillings saying he wished the games could be held there each year.