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Entrepreneurship Training for 100 Kenyan Youth

by Imagine x Inspire x Innovate Foundation, Inc.


The latest United Nations Human Development report revealed that youth unemployment in Kenya had risen to 22.2 per cent, significantly higher than neighbors Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia. Lack of opportunities creates vulnerable youth, and has a destabilizing effect. This project will train 100 youth in socially responsible business practices and leadership skills. A pitch contest will follow, with 10 selected to receive access to seed capital, leadership training, and mentorship.

total goal


Each year 800,000 youth join the labor market, vying for 50,000-75,000 jobs. In May 2017, Brookings reported that due to a lack of opportunities at home, over 100,000 Kenyans have migrated to the Middle East in search of employment, making them vulnerable to trafficking. Lack of opportunities can also have a destabilizing effect, particularly at such a high percentage of unemployment.


Training 100 youth in socially responsible business practices and leadership skills will create new opportunities for the participating entrepreneurs, as well as those in their community who will be hired by them. A year long mentorship program will provide further training to the 10 youth selected as they launch or expand their businesses following the training. The entrepreneurs will be seen as leaders in their communities and will provide hope for the future.

Long-Term Impact

10 socially responsible businesses will be expanded, enabling the entrepreneurs to rise out of poverty and create a better future for themselves and through their leadership, more stable communities.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).



Organization Information

Imagine x Inspire x Innovate Foundation, Inc.

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Staci Alziebler-Perkins
New York, NY United States
Donations: $0 raised ($5,000 needed)
Donors: 0 (40 needed)
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