4,000 youth to be attached to national and county gov’ts


4,000 youth to be attached to national and county gov'ts
Youth follow proceedings during the 7th graduation from Generations Kenya programme. PHOTO | COURTESY

In Summary

  • The youth who were under a 8-weeks skills training will also get opportunities in the private sector through Generation Kenya partner organizations.
  • Speaking during their graduation last week, USAID Mission Director Mark Meassick said the programme was part of the USA government commitment to develop young people.

Over 4,000 young Kenyans who graduated recently from the Generations Kenya programme will be attached to both National and County governments.

The youth who were under a 8-weeks skills training will also get opportunities in the private sector through Generation Kenya partner organizations.

Speaking during their graduation last week, USAID Mission Director Mark Meassick said the programme was part of the USA government commitment to develop young people.

‘The U.S. government investments in youth are vital to our mission of promoting self-reliance and resilience among our partner countries, as well as to the goals of worldwide stability and prosperity that we all share,” said Meassick.”

Generations Kenya works with Technical and Vocational Training Education and Training Institutes across the country.

The graduating class received trainings in banking, financial sales, sewing machine operation, restaurant services, retail, and consumer goods distribution.

Over 13,000 young Kenyans have undergone the programme since it was established.

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