Kenyan youth need skills-based training

Jobless youth demonstrate. The shortage of skilled workers in the informal sector is a growing concern for a country such as ours. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Kenyan youth play an integral role in our economy’s growth and can do even more.

  • Yet, in practice, many youth face an uphill task to participate meaningfully.
  • In response, several workforce initiatives have been introduced, Generation being one of them.
  • The programme gives opportunity to any youth in Kenya with as low as a KCPE certificate to gain the requisite skills.

The shortage of skilled workers in the informal sector is a growing concern for a country such as ours, with 77 percent of Kenya’s workforce employed in the informal sector.

Welcome!

You're all set to enjoy unlimited Prime content.