Digital portal to offer jobless youth one million vacancies

Mr Joseph Karanja, 78, (left) consults with a colleague during the graduation of 200 students under the Ajira Digital Programme at Mukurwe-ini Technical Training Institute in Nyeri County on March 13, 2019. 


Photo credit: Nicholas Komu | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Mr Mucheru held that the surging unemployment numbers informed the launch of the Ajira Digital Programme in 2016.
  • There are currently 300 Ajira Youth Empowerment Centres accessible by all citizens at no cost where the youths can access the Internet, computers, training and mentorship.

Youth in the country have been pressed to tap into the government’s employment portal for job opportunities.

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