Supporting Entrepreneurship: Youth To Youth Fund | Kenya
Business and Economics • 11m
The Youth to Youth Fund (Y2YF) component of the International Labor Organization- Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (ILO-YEF) gives youth a voice to design and implement innovative solutions to employment challenges. It is a competitive grant scheme, which offers local youth-led organizations the most innovative project ideas a grant and complementary capacity building to help them implement their projects and test the viability of their ideas. In Kenya, the Y2YF is implemented by the ILO and an in-country partner organization, Ustadi Foundation. It has thus far provided support to 39 grantee organizations and a collective 2,058 beneficiaries across Kenya.
Director: Tim Mwaura
2014 | 12 min
Languages: English, Swahili
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