Our Strategy

Globally Partnerships are at the heart of the Generation Unlimited and this will be the same in Kenya. The strategic approach for GenU Kenya is a Multi-stakeholder alliance and Public Private Partnership approach which will use the GenU global platform to amplify President Kenyatta’s focus the youth to:

Initiate Innovative solutions to challenges in access to quality education, training and decent employment and entrepreneurship

Accelerate scalable initiatives and good practices

Co- create with young people as active problem solvers and key stakeholder

Remove Bottlenecks/ Barriers especially for vulnerable young people

Investment Priorities

To deliver the ambitious but achievable GenU vision, the following investment priorities have been adopted by the National Steering Committee.

  1. Accelerate access to quality Basic Education through Competency Based Curriculum for students to complete schools with meaningful learning and skills outcomes
  2. Accelerate Implementation of Vocational and Technical Training through Competency Based Education and Training (CBET) and Higher Education through Universities
  3. Scale up Post Training and Skills Development to out of school youth through provision of life skills and technical skills
  4. Support young people access to Secondary Education and Tertiary and Vocational Training through Scholarships
  5. Scale up Innovation and STEM Education, STEM Centers Initiative, Universities and Research support
  6. Scale up Digital Literacy Learning by setting up Computer laboratories, connecting schools with electricity and internet and improving the capacity of teachers.
  7. Connect skilled youth with industries through Internship and Apprenticeships especially within the Private Sector
  8. Support and scale up digital work opportunities through platforms such as Ajira Digital in partnership with YOMA and build a strong Labour Market Information System
  9. Accelerate creation of decent jobs for young people especially in the agriculture, manufacturing, construction and infrastructure sectors as well as the blue economy
  10. Scale up Youth Entrepreneurship as a pathway for decent jobs and a livelihood youth entrepreneurship and innovations through credits, business development services, mentorship, life skills and an enabling environment
  11. Remove bottleneck that affect negatively on transition rates on young people especially young girls by addressing menstrual hygiene, other limitations to learning and work such as early marriages, teenage pregnancy, mental health and other harmful practices
  12. Co create with young people by increasing their representation, providing them platforms to engage and voice their opinions as well as supporting young innovators to commercialize their innovations
  13. Strengthen Coordination, Multi Stakeholder Partnerships, GenU regional and country Outlook, Resource Mobilisation, Monitoring, Reporting, Knowledge Management and Communication