A Profile of Sustainable Development Goals in Gikindu Location, Murang'a County, Kenya

Since the adoption of the SDGs, Kenya has made great advances in placing the country on a firm implementation path (Repuplic of Kenya, 2017) Inadequate data however continues to be a challenge in assessing progress of SDG implementation. The main objective of this study was to assess progress towards achieving the SDG targets in Gikindu Location, Murang’a County. Data used was collected using CBMS methodology entailing as census of household in Gikindu location. A total of 3479 households were interviewed. Results indicate that for some of the SDG indicators, the county is on track to meet the target. For other indicators, however, the county is far away from the target and deliberate effort needs to be made if the targets are to be met.