MbeleNaBiz seeks to create jobs and increase income for young men and women.
The MbeleNaBiz business plan competition (“MbeleNaBiz”) is an initiative of the Government of Kenya, under the Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP). MbeleNaBiz aims to expand new and existing youth-led enterprises by providing them with grant funding and/or business plan training. MbeleNaBiz is implemented by the Micro and Small Enterprises Authority (MSEA) and the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs (MPYG), with support from the World Bank. KPMG has been contracted to manage MbeleNaBiz.
Applications to the Competition will be subject to screening and will be evaluated based on the potential impact, viability and sustainability of the proposed business idea, in particular in terms of potential for job creation among youth. A total of 750 successful applications will be shortlisted and awarded a grant of either Ksh 900,000 or Ksh 3,600,000. The application Portal opened on 24th June 2019 and and continued receiving applications until 2nd September 2019. You can Keep checking for the second opening of new applications. The competition awards businesses that:
- Are led by Youth
- Will create jobs for Youth
- Have high growth potential.
For further information or to apply visit www.mbelenabiz.go.ke