The Service undertakes major projects which are part of the national development plan and all servicemen and servicewomen make an important contribution to the project work while at the same time gaining personal skills that will be of use to them in their own lives.
- Integrated Dam Construction Units
- Integrated Road Construction Units
- Vector Control Unit
- Slums Civil Works and Public Environment
- Huduma Kitchens Unit
- Traffic Control Unit
- Public Security Unit
The Service has completed the following projects which are of national importance under the supervision of the Director General (to be updated at a later date)
The Service formed a women’s training unit in 1966, with the first intake of girls being trained as Junior Leaders. Since the establishment of the women’s wing, over 22,000 women have been enlisted. The servicewomen undertake the same basic training as servicemen.
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Following basic training, the serviceman/woman is posted with his company to one of the services field units or sub-units. These exist at Mombasa, Hindi, Witu and Bura in Coast Province. Garissa, Mbalambala in North Eastern Province,Turbo in Western Province, Lambwe in Nyanza Province Gilgil, Tumaini, Naivasha, Kerio Valley and Kirimun in Rift Valley Province, NYS Engineering Institute , Nairobi Holding Unit, NYS Vocational training and Mechanical and Transport Branch in Nairobi County. The Company will rotate between working on development projects and vocational training.