UK pledges Sh2.7billion aid to Kenya for job creation

British High Commissioner to Kenya Dr Christian Turner at a past event. Britons seeking to work with children in Kenya must be cleared by UK police to reduce the risk of employing child sex offenders, the High Commissioner has said. FILE PHOTO | DIANA NGILA |

What you need to know:

  • The project aims at helping at least 30,000 mothers deliver with the help of midwives, nurses or doctors.
  • Other sectors to be supported are education and poverty alleviation through cash transfers to vulnerable groups.

The United Kingdom will spend $30 million (Sh2.7billion) in wealth creation projects in Kenya in 2015.

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