Gucha is a region in Kenya located in the southwestern part of the country, within Kisii County. It is characterized by hilly terrain and fertile agricultural land. The region is known for its lush greenery, with tea plantations being a common sight in the landscape.
The population of Gucha consists of various ethnic groups, with the Kisii being the predominant community. Other ethnic groups such as the Luo, Kikuyu, and Luhya may also reside in the region.
Agriculture is the main economic activity in Gucha, with tea farming being a significant contributor to the local economy. Other crops grown in the area include maize, beans, bananas, and vegetables. Livestock rearing is also practiced by some residents.
People live in Gucha.
Live in extreme poverty, making less than $57 a month.
People living with HIV in Gucha.
Gucha WEEP Center was started in 2013 as a Self Help Group and later registered as a Community Based Organization. 63 mothers have gone through the program with their 257 children benefiting from various services.
Gladys Monyenye Kaibe
Assistant Center Coordinator