The question that majority of Kenyans always ask themselves is where their currency originate. Therefore in this article I will answer the question.

To be begin with, Kenyan currency is printed in a company known as De La Rue in Nairobi, the company has also been responsible for producing valuable documents such as first national identity cards and most notable is printing and production of Kenyan notes.

The company has its headquarters in Basingstoke United Kingdom and was founded by Thomas De la Rue in around 1831. Despite having French name, the company is a British company.

Its main function is to provide government and commercial organizations with products and devices that helps them to trade, companies to sell, economies to grow and people to move securely around and ever more connected world.

Moreover, De La Rue Kenya works closely with Central Bank Of Kenya which regulates money supply in the country to avoid inflation in the country. And as I said, the company is owned by British government and below are some of the pictures of De la Rue Kenya.

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