The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) is a membership-based trade support institution working to protect the commercial and industrial interests of the Kenyan business community. KNCCI advocates the creation of a favourable commercial, trade and investment environment that supports enterprise expansion. The membership of KNCCI constitutes micro and small enterprises (MSEs), medium and large enterprises.
KNCCI Vihiga County Chamber (KNCCI Vihiga) is a Chapter of KNCCI and a business platform in Vihiga, whose mission is to represent, support and protect the interests of the business community in Vihiga. It does so by lobbying for a favourable environment for businesses in the county and works to promote Vihiga as a preferred national and international business and investment hub.
Impact assessment/evaluation is done after a policy change to determine its impact or lack thereof. This report determines whether there was any impact after the policy change in Vihiga County, Kenya. The report shows how the Business Advocacy Fund made a point of attempting to assess the impact made by the KNCCI. This was the first of many successes to persuade County legislatures to put in place the appropriate legislation to raise revenue. The report covers the effort by the Vihiga branch of KNCCI to persuade the county to abide by national legislation when raising revenue.