Deputy President William Ruto unveiled the Kenya Kwanza manifesto, in which he elaborated the policies that informed his much-awaited bottom-up economic model.
According to DP Ruto, an economic policy should ensure capital in a manner that benefits the most amount of people and the country, at large.
“In other words, the workers in formal MSMEs were 15 times more productive than those in the lottery economy.” Ruto stated during the launch of his manifesto.
DP Ruto noted that the bottom-up economic model will be geared towards bringing down the cost of living, eradicating hunger, creating jobs, expanding the tax base, improving the country’s foreign exchange balance as well as inclusive growth.
Kenya Kwanza Alliance settled on 6 pillars that will be the basis of the bottom -up economic model such: Agriculture, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) economy; Housing and Settlement; Healthcare; Digital superhighway and creative economy; Environment and climate change.
Ruto dubbed his manifesto and his running for presidency as new dawn under the slogan ‘Freedom is Coming’
Kenya kwanza also promised that they will give more fund to the agricultural sector that will contribute to 50% of the GDP further adding that majority of Kenyans would not have been complaining if we dealt with the agricultural sector right.