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KYEP Kenya 2018: Apply For Kenya Youth Employment & Opportunities Project 2018

KYEP Kenya 2018: Apply For Kenya Youth Employment & Opportunities Project 2018
January 06
07:53 2018

The Government of Kenya, in partnership with the World Bank, is implementing the Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP) 2016 – 2021. The project development objective of KYEOP is to increase employment and earning opportunities among targeted young people across Kenya. The project aims to reach over 280,000 youth during the project period.
The main beneficiaries of the proposed project will be youth between 18-29 years of age (with some component extending up to 35years) who are jobless and have experienced extended spells of unemployment or who are currently working in vulnerable jobs. The level of education of targeted beneficiaries will be up to Form 4. The project will reach youth within selected counties in urban and rural areas.

The Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs (MPYG), through the Directorate of Youth Affairs (DYA) under the State Department of Public Service and Youth is the coordinating agency for the project.

The project has four distinct components, which are inter-linked and aim to reach youth directly and indirectly.

Component 1: Improving youth employability;

Component 2: Support for job creation;

Component 3: Labour Market Information System (LMIS)

Component 4:  Strengthening youth policy development and project management

Component 1

Improving Youth Employability

This addresses the skills mismatch of youth by engaging training providers and private sector employers in offering training and work experience to targeted youth. It responds to Kenyan employers who assert that youth who come out of schools and training centres frequently lack the relevant work experience and competencies needed for employment. The component will be jointly implemented by the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender (MPYG) and National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

Component 2

Support for Job Creation

This Component responds to the need for job creation with initiatives to help launch new businesses, improve the productivity and job creation potential of existing micro-enterprises and among self-employed youth, and support innovative approaches to improving job and earning opportunities among the hard-to-reach youth. It will address key constraints and market failures that limit the demand for youth employment and their productivity once in employment. The component will be jointly implemented by the MPYG and Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA).

Component 3

Improving Labour Market Information

The component responds to the problem of obtaining timely information about labour demand and supply, as well as career prospects in Kenya. It plans to improve access to and the quality of labour market information for skills matching. Labour market information (LMI) helps stakeholders / actors in the labour market to make decisions and formulate policies. This component will provide support to strengthen Kenya’s Labour Market Information System (LMIS).

Component 4

Strengthening Youth Policy Development and Project Management

This component provides support for strengthening youth policy development, monitoring and evaluation, and management of the project. This component will support capacity building for the MPYG, management and coordination of the overall project.
The overall implementation, coordination and progress reporting of the activities under this component is assigned to a project coordination unit (PCU) established within the Directorate of Youth Affairs.

Training Areas

Areas of Formal technical Training

ICT Catering Fashion Design Bee Keeping
Hair Dressing Solar PV Technology Welding Beauty Therapy
Dressmaking Masonry Plumbing Firefighting
Mechanical Operations Baking Carpentry
Oil Pipeline Operations Painting andDecoration Motor Vehicle Mechanics Electrical Installation
Plant Operations Electricals Hospitality Food processing
Horticulture Waste Management

 

Areas of training under master craftsmen

Agribusiness Agro processing Chemical Production Cobbler
Welding and metal fabrication Motor vehicle mechanics Panel beating and spraying  Fashion and Design
Event Planning Plumbing Masonry Catering
Bead making Hairdressing Dressmaking Carpentry
Weaving Cleaning Services Landscaping Painting
Handcrafts Leatherwork Cycle Repair Photography
Woodwork Bio sand production ICT Bakery

How To Apply For Kenya Youth Employment & Opportunities Project 2018

Interested Applicants Should Click Here To Apply

Drop your comment if you encounter any problem while applying…

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12 Comments

  1. BILLY HARRISON
    BILLY HARRISON January 08, 10:44

    plz assist me am trying to longin your portal but it cant login if i can get the application form so i can applly.

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  2. celia shitakwa
    celia shitakwa January 09, 05:41

    kindly,its not available to log in to your portal.its saying its unavailable.

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  3. Anonymous
    Anonymous January 09, 08:33

    your portal not working

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  4. lilian wanjiku
    lilian wanjiku January 09, 19:00

    Please accept me I have tried for some time now but no respond please

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  5. langat
    langat January 09, 19:25

    I unable to apply,please help!

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  6. Moses Okoth
    Moses Okoth January 10, 11:20

    The Website isnt working and we are trying to load the form with the deadline being today MOST of us dont have internet access and the forms arent available for us to apply for these opportunities. Kindly could the date be pushed forward or an alternative given.

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  7. Francis Mzumbi
    Francis Mzumbi January 20, 18:10

    I have applied and received VOOMSMS …

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  8. Ashley Wanjiru
    Ashley Wanjiru March 23, 09:29

    Another opportunity will come when??

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  9. Anonymous
    Anonymous June 13, 10:19

    Am unable to apply kindly assist. Thanks.

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  10. Carol gz
    Carol gz June 15, 13:11

    Not able to apply. Please assist

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  11. Alex
    Alex June 16, 15:58

    Hi… I have being trying to apply but the page won’t load.. It gives me an error page 404 and indicates… Page not found

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