KCB (Kenya Commercial Bank) and Tuskys Supermarket have partnered to provide support to young people who are engaging in contract farming.
The initiative aims to benefit 12,000 youths across 22 counties. KCB will provide asset financing and working capital while Tuskys Supermarkets will buy all the produce connected to the initiative.
[Also read: How the KCB 2Jiajiri job creation initiative works]
Additionally, KCB through its Foundation’s 2jiajiri youth entreprenrship program, will provide field based competency skills. Tuskys on its part will include some 2Jiajiri graduates in its internship program.
[Also read: How to apply for a paid internship at Tuskys]
Youth entrepreneurship is turning out to be a priority for Kenyan corporates with initiaves like BLAZE by Safaricom and Ready to Work by Barclays and targeting to help the youth get started out in business.