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SIKWADHI: 2022 pledges: Social welfare for unemployed, vulnerable families critical

Raila’s vision is to build home grown new industries in each county for making Kenya products in rural areas to boost Kenya’s GDP

In Summary

• Article 43(3) of the Constitution guarantees that, “The state shall provide appropriate social security to persons who are unable to support themselves and their defendants.”

• Presidential aspirants ought to plan and proclaim how they may assist the unemployed until their status is changed by any new skill-orientation plan or consequent job placement.

Recently some presidential aspirants said ODM leader Raila Odinga’s social welfare fund proposal of Sh6, 000 per month for the vulnerable families and unemployed youth is not tenable ...