The Governor of Migori has launched the construction of three World Bank supported projects in Migori County. The World Bank, through the Kenya Urban Support Program will support three municipalities namely; Rongo, Awendo and Migori with a total grant of about Kenya shillings 500 Million. In the first year of the program, the following projects will be undertaken in the selected municipalities:
- Migori: Construction of Ombo modern market and Ombo access roads [Kshs 133M]
- Awendo: Construction of Awendo public recreational park and upgrading of Awendo township roads to bitumen standards [Kshs 219M]
- Rongo: Construction of Rongo Bus Park and Upgrading of Rongo township roads to bitumen standards [Kshs 165M] The implementation of these projects will help the county realise sustainable development goal number 11 of ensuring that cities and other human settlements are safe, inclusive, resilient and sustainable and reverse the urbanization of poverty.