KCB is seeking to help reduce the yawning unemployment figures through an entrepreneurship programme now in its second phase so as to trigger the creation of jobs by recruiting 10,000 youths into the training
This programme aims to trigger the creation of 250,000 jobs within its initial 5-year implementation cycle #2jiajiri.
The entrepreneurship wave is sweeping across the world in one of the major undertakings fanned by non governmental actors in history.
Some of the key milestones the #2Jiajiri program seeks to achieve are; technical & vocational training & access to financial services.
Other milestones the #2Jiajiri program seeks to achieve are; business devt & advisory services & formal linkages to customers & suppliers.
The 10,000 students in the #2Jiajiri program in 2017 will be spread across 70 vocational training institutions over 28 counties in Kenya.
The programme targets to build a cadre of skilled youth and facilitate them to access the much-needed business capital.
5 critical sectors
KCB Bank has committed KShs 10 billion per year to finance youth-led businesses in the next 5 years
- 5 critical sectors
-Beauty and personal care
A big day for 10,000 Kenyan youths as they start their journey into entrepreneurship via #2jiajiri. The bank is also financing the Lions Den television programme on NTV Kenya.