Kenya Kimwarer Fluorspa Mining Company was there since 1970 and served many people. It was in Elgeyo Marakwet county and its larger town being Eldoret.
The mining Company collapsed in 2016 and left many of its workers in deep stress of nowhere to start from. Most of them were drivers, workers, receptionists, accountants, finance officers, and security officers who served at the gate among others.
Most of the neighbors from Kaptagat village located 10km west of Kimwarer suffered too because they had their businesses around the company.
Kimwarer was a mining town where big trucks and lorries used to make lot of noises when passing by the roads. It was a busy and lively area where majority of people sold food stuffs to the drivers and people around.
The company managed to build schools, medical facilities, houses as well as boosting Elgeyo Marakwet County economy.
Today the residents and workers who were employed in the company cry for the change of life since 2016. They say that their economical life is negatively affected for the past five years and they have nothing to do for a living.
They appeal for the concerned authorities to help them in getting the company back to its duties.