024 West Pokot

West Pokot County is found in the northern part of the country. It boarders Uganda to the west with Trans Nzoia, Turkana, Baringo, and Elgeyo Marakwet being the neighboring counties. The county is largely known for its livestock and crop farming. It is home to some of the best Sahiwal Zebus, Merinos, and Galla goats. Despite being in the north, it has one of the best climates for agriculture.

West Pokot is also known for producing some of the best athletes in the country, headlined by Tegla Loroupe. The county will also host one of the most transformative clinker factories in the country at Sebit Hills. Livestock rearing has also resulting in abattoirs that are supplying meat to the country and beyond. Turkwel Dam is also found in West Pokot County and supplies 105MW of power to the national grid.

Some of the significant towns in West Pokot include Kapenguria, Makutano, Burgich, Chapareria, and Cheberia. Devolution has led to accelerated development in these area, providing modern amenities like roads, water, electricity, and internet connectivity. Security has also significantly improved, providing the best environment for students to study.

Some of the best places to visit in West Pokot County include Nasolot Game Reserve, Kapenguria Museum, Mount Mtelo, Cherangani Hills, Turkwel Dam, and Tartar Falls. The county offers one of the most serene and affordable places to pursue your education.

Here are some of the best colleges in West Pokot County.

University of Kabianga- Sigor Satelite Campus

Our Lady of Mercy College Chepareria

Ortum Mission Hospital- School of Nursing

Kapenguria Institute of Business and Technology

Elgon View College – Kapenguria

Visit West Pokot county and enjoy the best college experience.

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