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"Yes Youth Can" gears up to train young entrepreneurs

Kenya, February 16, 2012

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Photo Credit: Robin Wyatt for Mercy Corps

Charles Kosgei is a highly skilled carpenter from the village of Soba in the Rift Valley, Kenya. Having just learned about Mercy Corps' "Yes Youth Can!" program, he says he's excited by the opportunity to have two or three youth trainees join him in a project. One year into the three-year program, Mercy Corps' teams are currently identifying motivated young entrepreneurs to provide them training and then invest in their small business ideas for the longterm.

Read more about our emergency relief and economic development work in Kenya.