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Rural Youth Agribusiness Development Through Business Mentorship

The Business mentorship aspect of the Vijabiz project has changed many lives, advanced businesses which are today, homes to greater inventions, worthy successes and greater ideas. For individuals, through the knowledge and experiences of impactful mentors, they have leapfrogged the learning process. They have learnt to avoid making the same mistakes and are encouraged to…

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Vijabiz project changed the fortunes of Kibaokiche Group and was a wake-up call for rural youth in Kaloleni sub-county.

The Kibaokiche Fish Farmers Youth Group, working in the Kaloleni sub-county in Kilifi county, has been farming fish since June 2018.Before joining the Vijabiz project,we lacked the skills and knowledge on fish farming practices needed to run a profitable business. We did not have specific know-how on fish varieties, feeding practices and pond management. We…

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CEREALS VALUE CHAIN: Tiger and SPEAK youth groups in Nakuru and Kilifi Counties respectively, benefitted from life changing capacity building programs for their businesses.

In two distinct regions in Kenya, high youth unemployment,  as well as the ever-present threat of food insecurity, we encouraged two youth groups to take action. Tiger Group  and SPEAK youth groups are located in Nakuru East and  Kilifi South respectively, and both are working to produce, process and sell cereals. With the support of…