Kazi Mtaani initiative has announced a new recruitment campaign aimed at workers and supervisors.
The initiative is a safety net program for the country’s unemployed youngsters.
In phase 3, the program focus is on youths who are unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled. On Friday, November 19th, at 12 p.m., you can register.
Even as the county steering committee awaits more recruitment instructions, Laikipia County youths have praised President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to roll out the third phase of the Kazi Mtaani program.
The adolescents described the funding of Shs.10 billion for the National Hygiene Programme (NHP) as a relief, noting that the jobs had provided them with decent means of subsistence.
Over 1800 youngsters in Laikipia benefited from a program launched last year to assist protect them from the impacts of Covid 19, with an extra 200 being hired to clear the Nanyuki-Nairobi railway line reserve for renovation.
The Kazi mtaani programme that was halted in February this year, had trenches and storm water drainages maintained, on addition to installation of tree nurseries across the county.
Countrywide, 3400 youths will be enrolled in Kazi Mtaani Programme to aid in malaria control.
The youths are going to dedicate their time on a daily basis to support malaria control efforts across the country.
President Uhuru Kenyatta directed that the youths involved in malaria activities in the country be incorporated in the Kazi Mtaani Initiative.
Once enrolled, the youths will be entitled to a stipend every month.
those who criticized the first two phases of the project on grounds that it viewed the youth as only capable of doing manual jobs were in for a rude shock.
Kazi Mtaani is a national initiative that was launched in April 2020 to cushion the most vulnerable but able-bodied citizens living in informal settlements from the effects and response strategies of the Covid -19 pandemic.
The programme, which started with a budget of Sh10 billion, employed 283,210 youths in 900 informal settlements across the 47 counties.
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