Machakos Entertainment Board for Film, Media and the Arts (MACHAWOOD), an initiative of the Governor of Machakos County, Dr. Alfred Mutua, is the Centre of Excellence where quality entertainment is created and harnessed. The center’s main mandate is to make Machakos county the premier location for entertainment in Africa by promoting and attracting film-makers, Musicians, Artists and Media.
Matchwood's Mission is to provide an effective and conducive environment for production of quality film, music and the arts by:
- Providing world-class infrastructure for industry requirements.
- Facilitating identification and nurturing of talents.
- Developing partnerships to ensure a Return on Investment, Sustainability and Efficiency.
- Fostering economic growth and development of the community through skills development and Job creation.