The government has extended the Kazi Mtaani initiative by one month.
Kazi Mtaani an initiative that was introduced by the president to cushion Kenyan youths by offering them employment in their communities following the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has largely been lauded by beneficiaries as a life changer.
Confirming the extension last Friday, Housing Principal Secretary Charles Hinga said the program has been extended for another 1 month and will now come to an end 4th of March 2021.
“To all the Kazi Mtaani youths, kindly note the program has been extended for another 1 month and will now come to an end 4th of March 2021. Therefore Cohort A will resume work on the 3rd of February 2021. More info to follow,” he said.
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The project is located in 23 informal settlements and seeks to improve urban infrastructure and services.
The project aims to reach 669,000 households across all the 290 constituencies with the current payroll figure standing at 341,958 households.
The initiative falls under the State Department for Housing and Urban Development, which was feted by VIOS during the Covid-19 Volunteers Response Recognition Awards.
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