Thursday, September 10, 2020

Kazi Mtaani Providing Essential Social Protection For Hard-Hit Urban Informal Settlement Workers

Timely government intervention has silently been pumping in more than Kshs 1.5 billion to thousands of economically hard-hit youth in the informal urban settlements monthly, perhaps helping stem a social, economic catastrophe.

Unknown to many, the Kazi Mtaani concept championed by President Uhuru Kenyatta has seen over 280,000 youths from the urban informal settlements working on various public works as part of an elaborate social protection program aimed at providing money to meet basic needs, drive a sense of purpose among youth, and help them to create a bond with service to their communities. Read More