Is a project that employs the organization’s integrated art, media and technology model to contribute to creating and enhancing economic opportunities and decent work for young people. With a focus in Nairobi County, the project interventions entails equipping youth with knowledge and building their confidence to engage with duty bearers for the implementation of policies that commit to employment creation and advocating for a legal environment that supports and facilitates youth employment and youth entrepreneurship. The project uses the following strategies to ensure achievement of the main aim of the project
- Policy discussions with relevant line ministries focusing on issues of youth employment and opportunities to grow youth entrepreneurship in the country.
- Hosting advocacy forums where the youth, youth serving organizations and other stakeholders in the youth sector meet and deliberate on policy issues affecting the youth.
- Conducting capacity building trainings focusing on entrepreneurship with youth from the informal settlement of Nairobi.
- Creating awareness and dissemination of policy issues touching on the youth via research and translation of information on youth employment policies into easy and user-friendly language that can be understood by all.
- Networking with other CSOs and youth led organizations with the aim of forming one network of all Youth Serving organizations for joint efforts in curbing the ballooning challenge of youth unemployment.
Jenga Hustle is currently in its second year of implementation and is generously funded by Action Aid in Kenya (AAIK).