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Youth urged to take up Affirmative Funds
Government commits Kshs. 2Billion to support youth in Agriculture
100 Youth Undertake Pre-Departure Training
Form Groups for Easy Access to Funds, Youth Urged
1.5 Million Disbursed to youth in Westlands Constituency
Youth Fund to support youth in creative economy
President Uhuru Kenyatta urges youth to take advantage of the Affirmative Funds
Youth Fund Chairman Lauds the New Law on Capping Bank Interest Rates
45 Youth Undertake Pre-Departure Training
Launch Of RRI & Website
YouthFund Participation At the Kisumu ASK Show
Youth Trained on Entrepreneurship & AGPO
IT'S BIG!!! The YEDF Live Online Chat
YEDF Chairman Goes Mashinani
Day Out in the Home Of Champions
Follow And Live Your Dreams
The Cabinet Secretary for Public Service, Gender and Youth Affairs, Sicily Kariuki, has called upon young people to take up opportunities provided by the Affirmative Funds and other government agencies for self-development. She said that the government had established Affirmative Funds
The Government of Kenya has committed Kshs. 2Billion of its tax revenues to support youth in agriculture. This was announced by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta during the official opening of the Nairobi International Trade Fair held on 5th October 2016 at the Jamhuri Show grounds
The Youth Fund has conducted a pre-departure training for 100 youth who have secured jobs in Afghanistan, Qatar and Bahrain. The training took place on 16th and 17th September 2016 at the Fund’s offices in Upperhill. The youth will take up jobs in the food service industry and some will work as electricians
Youth Enterprise Development Fund Board Chairman, Ronald Osumba, has called on youth to form groups as it is one of the best and easiest way to get funding for business startups. He said that the group loans being offered by the Youth Fund do not need collateral which is something most youth struggle with.
Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) has issued cheques worth Kshs.1.5million to youth owned enterprises in Westlands Constituency in Nairobi County. The loans were given to successful youth groups applicants in the area to enable them start and expand their enterprises
The YEDF Board Chairman, Mr. Ronald Osumba, has reiterated the Fund’s commitment to support youth in the creative economy. Mr. Osumba said that the Fund recognizes the critical role of the creative economy in providing numerous opportunities for youth to use their natural talents
President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the youth to take advantage of the Affirmative Funds to establish their own enterprises and earn a living. He said that the government had established institutions such as the Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) to provide affordable financial support
YEDF Chairman Mr. Ronnie Osumba welcomes the move by the President to curb new interest rates by signing the Banking (Amendment) Bill, 2015 into law. Osumba said the law will open unprecedented opportunities for young people, especially those in business or planning to get into business.
The Youth Fund has today carried out a pre-departure training for 45 youth who have secured jobs in Qatar and Bahrain. The youth will take up jobs as electricians, drivers and security guards for a renewable contract period of two years
The Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) has launched a 100 days Rapid Result
Initiative (RRI) which will see it improve service delivery and undertake a series of high impact
activities that will deliver tangible results for youth entrepreneurs across the country
The Youth fund participated at the just concluded Kisumu ASK Show held from 26th -30th July 2016 in Kisumu County. The theme for the Agricultural show was “Enhancing Technology in Agriculture & Industry for Food Security and National Growth”
The Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) in partnership with the County Government of Mombasa successfully trained 250 youth on entrepreneurship and how to Access Government Procurement Opportunities (AGPO).
The Youth Enterprise Development Fund has introduced two live feed online engagements #ChairmanYEDFLive and #YEDFBaraza to provide an opportunity for young Kenyans to get an insight into what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and at the same time give and get real time feedback from the online audience/users
Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) Board, Chairman Mr. Ronald Osumba has been visiting various youth owned projects funded by YEDF in a bid to understand the benefits accrued from the Fund by youth at the grass.
During the YEDF Mashinani visits, the hapa kazi chairman has also held discussions with Governor Alex Tolgos of Elgeyo Marakwet County Government, the Home of Champions, on various cooperation opportunities with YEDF.
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