Kazi Mtaani – Over 6800 Youths Engaged in Laikipia County
Greater than 6,800 youths in Laikipia County have been engaged within the third part of the federal government’s Kazi Mtaani programme.
The determine is nearly double that of 2020, when 3,615 have been concerned in rehabilitating infrastructure within the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri, whereas launching the programme at Nanyuki Central Park, mentioned the work will contain repainting buildings at public establishments and planting timber.
“By partaking the youths in repainting buildings, it is going to be an avenue for them to realize helpful abilities that may help them to earn earnings in life,” he mentioned.
“We’re asking public establishments like faculties to buy paints and we will present them with free labour.”
The younger individuals shall be paid Sh450 per day, with their supervisors taking house Sh505.
Greater than 3,000 youths gathered on the park, hoping to be absorbed into the programme.
Leaders who spoke throughout the perform included aspirants for political seats. They appealed to the federal government to extend the variety of beneficiaries and think about jobless people who find themselves over 35 years outdated.
The youths can even be skilled on financial savings and entrepreneurship.Kazi Mtaani was launched on the top of Covid-19 when Kenya’s financial system was affected by job losses, low enterprise and wage cuts.
The federal government had put aside Sh5 billion for the mission and the cash was despatched on to a person’s M-Pesa account.