Nakuru Governor Susan Kihika, H.E the Dutch Ambassador to Kenya, Ambassador Maarten Brouwer and the Nakuru Business Association today launch the Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE).
CFYE is a six-year program funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs which aims at addressing youth employment.
Kihika who spoke during the launch of the second round of the Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE) said it will go a long way in addressing unemployment as it will see over 35,000 jobs created.
Kihika lauded the Dutch Government for the support.
“We appreciate the Dutch Government through Ambassador Marteen Brouwer of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the initiative. As a major trading and investment partner, The Netherlands continues to be an integral development partner” she said.
At the same time, the Governor appreciated the local partners for supporting this noble initiative towards the empowerment of youth and women.
With Nakuru being the second County to be looped in after Nairobi, Kihika expressed optimism that the initiative will go a long way in promoting local enterprises.
She assured residents that her administration will continue supporting endeavours that seek to improve the livelihoods of people.