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The Youth Enterprise Development Fund has partnered with Amiran Kenya Ltd to empower the youth to engage in modern farming that includes greenhouse kits.
The financial support shall be a loan to successful applicants to be repaid from the crop proceeds. As a pilot, the Fund shall support two youth groups per constituency to acquire two farmer’ s kits.
The Fund now invites applications from interested youth groups that meet the requirements indicated below.


Eligibility:
The applying group must:
  1. Have access to land, a minimum of a ¾ acre. This must be supported by documents of title or a written consent from land owner, to use the land for a minimum of three years
  2. Have access to a reliable source of water
  3. Have knowledge or experience ¡n agriculture
  4. Show evidence of ability to raise the 10% of the investment outlay
  5. Be registered with relevant government Ministry with a minimum of 10 members and a maximum of 15 members
  6. Be 70% youth (18—35 years)
  7. Be led by people who are 35 years and below
  8. Be resident in the constituency of application
  9. Be sponsored/guaranteed by a leader in the society (details of acceptable guarantors indicated in the application form).
Interested youth groups should submit the following;
  1. Fully completed application form (available at district youth office)
  2. Group’ s registration documents
  3. List of all group members certified by area chief with copies of their identification cards
  4. Proof of access to land
  5. Proof of own contribution (minimum of 10% of investment outlay)
Details and application forms can be obtained from any District Youth Office or can be downloaded from www.youthfund.go.ke.
Applications should be submitted to the respective District Youth Office by 5 pm on 15th March 2012.
Youth Entreprise Development fund
National Bank Building, Harambee Avenue
P.O.Box 48610- 00100 Nairobi, G.P.O.
Tel: 020221 167 1/2, 020227 1675
Fax: 020 221 167 7/8
info@youthfund.go.ke / complaints@youthfund.go.ke
www.youthfund.go.ke

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