KCB Foundation
Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Kiprono Kittony

Chamber and KCB Foundation sign small firms support deal

KCB Foundation will leverage on the chambers’ wide network in 47 counties to reach its target of enabling 10,000 new and existing entrepreneurs annually across the country. The Foundation will also provide technical and business skills training, access to finance and assets as well as mentors and networks to the MSMEs.KNCCI will then conduct round-table forums with the business community to expedite job placements, on-job-training and industrial attachment for 2jiajiri beneficiaries within the respective counties.

The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) and KCB Foundation have inked a deal to support micro, small and medium enterprises under the 2jiajiri programme. KCB Foundation will leverage on the chambers’ wide network in 47 counties to reach its target of enabling 10,000 new and existing entrepreneurs annually across the country.The Foundation will also provide technical and business skills training, access to finance and assets as well as mentors and networks to the MSMEs.KNCCI will then conduct round-table forums with the business community to expedite job placements, on-job-training and industrial attachment for 2jiajiri beneficiaries within the respective counties.

The chamber will conduct county-level market trend analysis to inform 2jiajiri beneficiaries of emerging market for SMEs growth and establish business information centres at the Huduma centres in the devolved units.“The MoU will help tackle the problem of unemployment faced by our youth around the country by enabling businesses expand through the financial and technical support from KCB Foundation,” said Kiprono Kittony, KNCCI national chairman.

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