Kenya: Promoting sustainable socio-economic development and creating market-based livelihoods opportunities for refugees and host communities



    This project aims to foster sustainable socio-economic development by creating market-based livelihood opportunities for refugees and host communities. Focused on Kakuma Refugee Camps and Kalobeyei settlement in Turkana County, Kenya, the project’s primary goal is to enhance the employability and competitiveness of MSMEs in these settings. Through targeted activities, including developing technical skills in selected value chains, strengthening social entrepreneurship and business development capacities, and improving institutional capacity for inclusive economic opportunities, the project strives to uplift livelihoods and promote self-resilience in the specified regions. The overarching outcome is the improved employability and competitiveness of social MSMEs in Turkana County.



    Sustainable Development Goals

    This project contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals, as defined by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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