Sh172m hatchery spending lands Fund in trouble

Broiler day-old chicks. The Youth Enterprise Development Fund used Sh208 million to purchase 1,050 chicken hatching machines that were to be to be issued to five youth groups in 210 constituencies for poultry business. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • According to the auditor's report for the Financial Year 2014/2015, the fund used Sh208 million to purchase 1,050 chicken hatching machines

  • Nairobi Woman Rep Esther Passaris accused the fund of impoverishing the youths by keeping the hatcheries at Kasarani.

The Youth Enterprise Development Fund is once again on the spot over Sh172 million that Auditor General Edward Ouko says cannot be traced.

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