IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 3, March 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Elegwa Mukulu, Romanus Odhiambo, Gichuhi Waititu, Anne Nyokabi Ndirangu
Globally, 85 percent of the world's young people live in the developing countries, and an ever-increasing number of them are growing in the cities. By 2030, it is estimated that as many as 60 percent urban dwellers will be less than 18 years of age. The difficulties of penetrating the labor market for the youths is increasing day by day making the young people be 43.7 percent of the unemployed. The action is therefore required to achieve economic prosperity for and the inclusion of the youths. In Kenya, the rate of unemployment is at 40% and 70% of the unemployed are youths Despite the introduction of economic stimulant funds in Kenya the levels of unemployment have continued to increase.