The Catholic Diocese of Kitui is the implementing partner of the grain amaranth technology. Whose aim is to up scale the grain amaranth production and consumption in the semi-arid lands of Kitui County, eastern Kenya. The project is taking place at Muthale, Mwingi, Mutomo and Kitui. The project targets s 25,000 farmers in the four implementing areas. The ultimate beneficiaries of this programme are the vulnerable groups in Kitui County. The entry point has been through the support groups of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. and other interested vulnerable groups within the communities. The project is at its final year of implementation as per the agreement between KALRO and Catholic Diocese of Kitui.