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Uhuru’s Kazi Mtaani a silver lining for youth in informal settlements

Amid job losses, youths were able to keep earning a living and the local economy kept going.

In Summary

• As part of his economic recovery stimulus programme, and to cushion Kenyans against the excess effects of the pandemic, Uhuru launched the 'Kazi Mtaani' initiative

• The aim was to enable the youth continue earning a living while at the same time improving the face of the informal settlements.

In the last two years, the entire global economy has been adversely disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak.

Lives were lost and the containment measures put in place by governments the ...