Call for Application for The Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP)

The Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP) is a national youth empowerment project that is being implemented by Government of Kenya over a fi ve year period. It aims to increase employment and earning opportunities to youth aged between 18-29 years and who have Form Four education and below. The Project will be implemented in a number of cycles over the 5 year period, with each cycle lasting 6 months.

NB: KYEOP is a youth empowerment programme that will be ooffered free of charge to beneficiaries by the Government of Kenya. KYEOP will never ask applicants or participants for any money at all stages of the programme. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Applications are now invited for Cycle 1 o the Project for youth residing in the following counties: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru and Kwale.

Requirements: (a) 18-29 yrs

(b) Should have a National ID

(c) Form 4 education and below

(d) Do not currently have a job

APPLICATION PROCESS: Areas of training under master craftsmen: Areas of Formal Technical Training: Ministry of Public Service, Youth & Gender A airs Ministry of EAC, Labour & Social Protection

APPLICATION PROCESS:Fill out an application form that is available online at mis.kyeop.go.ke or at Ministry of Public Service, Youth & Gender Affairs sub-county offices in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru and Kwale 2. Application Period: 20th December, 2017 to 10th January, 2018. For more details contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or  mis.kyeop.go.ke

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Micro and Small Enterprises Authority is a state corporation with the mandate to coordinate all matters relating to the development of the Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs), provide accessible credit to MSEs and keep an updated data base of the MSEs in Kenya.

It is on this basis that Metropol Credit Reference Bureau Limitedis seeking collaboration with the Authority in order to provide Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) with credit reference profiles so that Lenders and/or Credit providers can easily identify the businesses and the people behind them. The proposed collaboration is aimed at providing solutions that lenders and other credit providers can use to manage the risk of extending credit to their customers and also empower borrowers, in this case MSEs, to access affordable credit facilities from all sources of finance within the economy.

It is envisaged that the collaboration will assist the Authority in addressing the challenges facing the MSE sector such as access to finance, access to markets, access to information and capacity related issues. The Parties identified areas of collaboration and developed a Memorandum of Understanding.  

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SMEs Told to Expand Trade

Micro and Small Enterprises Authority CEO Patrick Mwangi on Friday urged small entrepreneurs to utilize support from the government to expand their trade. Mwangi was speaking at Storm Hotel during a Micro and Small Enterprises forum. He urged young entrepreneurs to be creative and innovative to improve their stability.

By Benson Nyagesiba

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About Us

The Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA) is a new state corporation established under the Micro and Small Enterprise Act No. 55 of 2012. The Act was developed through a stakeholder’s consultation process which took several years. The Authority is now domiciled in the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development.

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