Uthithi Housing Cooperative Society Limited in conjunction with the Iranian government will assist Kenya to build houses through the use of affordable and quality construction material.
Speaking during the discussion of a partnership between the Iranian government and the Urithi housing cooperative society today, Iranian ambassador to Kenya Dr. Hadi Farajvand said that Iran has experience in building mass houses for low income segment of the economy and will be sharing it with Kenya to ensure they reduce the cost of construction of houses.
Dr. Farajvand said that the Iranian government has built 1.8 million houses for its low income population and an additional 300,000 is under construction.
Dr. Farajvand also noted that they produce every component of the housing project where hundreds of companies are engaged in construction, production of cheap and light material in the fastest time while still maintaining quality and this will be exported to Kenya to help in the industry.
“We want to transfer our technology, expertise and experience to Kenya so that we can reduce the final price of housing,” said Dr. Farajvand Chairman Urithi housing cooperative society Samuel Maina said that they are aiming at offering affordable housing solutions to Kenyans at large by using modern technology which is cheap and fast to implement and is available in Iran.