Kabazi Ward Youth empowerment program has been launched with calls on youth to maximize on Government opportunities.
Speaking during the launch at Kabazi Centre,Nakuru County Chief officer for Youth,Gender, Culture,Sports and Social Services Dr.William Migwe reiterated the goverment’s commitment in youth matters.
He however challenged youths to wake up and grab the opportunities available.
According to the chief officer,the various programs such as Youth Fund,Uwezo Fund as well as KYEOP program are key in transforming the youths.
“The goverment has availed several opportunities for youths and should be maximized on” said Migwe.
Area MCA Dr.Peter Mbae stating that youths are key in transforming the society.
Mbae says the aim of the program is to ensure youths are empowered to enable them be financially stable.
“The only way we can ensure developemt in society is by empowering our youths” he said.
Youth Mentor Stella Kendi also calling on youth to stay focused.
She says the youths’ needs can only be addressed by the youths themselves through actualizing their dreams.
“The little business idea you have is what will transform your life as long as you stay focused”said Kendi.
The program will be rolled out accross the Kabazi ward to reach out to various youths.
Counyy ICT Director Leonard Kirui calling on youths to ensure they grab opportunities to earn a living.
He said a training will be held in Subukia on youth empowerment on matters ICT.
“Working online is the way to go.Gone are days to just chat with friends online but rather is time to make online to earn a living” said Kirui.