RVTTI and RIVATEX will jointly train personnel for the textile sector to support the manufacturing pillar of the Big Four agenda. Rivatex will provide technical support for development of an appropriate competency based curriculum. while we (RVTTI) will establish customized courses for the textile industry.

The institution, which is a center for excellence, will play a major role in marketing Rivatex products.

“As institutions we have a key role to play in supporting the President’s Big Four agenda and this agreement will help us focus on key areas in terms of manufacturing and training of relevant personnel”, Moi University VC Isaac Kosgey said.

The MoU was signed by Jeremiah Koshal, chairman Rivatex, the VC, Kennedy Koech (RVTTI chairperson) and Dr Edwin Tarno (RVTTI principal). Rivatex was bought and revived by Moi University. In line with this, RVTTI is set to roll out textile engineering starting in September 2019