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Results and Testimonials

Be Your Own Boss

“Before the KYEOP project I did not have anything to do,” says Mercy Awuor Kinda who is a KYEOP cycle 2 business support beneficiary from Kisumu. She used her grant…


September 14, 2020

Previously a house help, now running own Fashion Business

“KYEOP came at the right time in my life”, Margaret Wambui, a Training & Internship and Business Support beneficiary from Nakuru County, shares the story of how she went from working as a house help to owning her own business.

Saving Lives at Lodwar County Referral Hospital

Meet Augustus, a KYEOP Cycle II Emergency Medicine Beneficiary from Turkana County. He successfully finished his training & internship and is currently volunteering in the main theatre and the emergency ward at Lodwar County Referral Hospital.

Previously unemployed, now owns a grocery business

Meet Geoffrey, a KYEOP business support beneficiary from Turkana County. Geoffrey explains how he used his grant to move from being unemployed to owning a successful grocery business.

Carpentry and Joinery beneficiary hopes to start his own business

Andrew Obondo is a KYEOP Cycle II Carpentry and Joinery beneficiary from Migori County with a dream of owning his own business one day. Watch as he explains how the project has transformed his life.

KYEOP Electrical Installation beneficiary meets the President

Jane Waithera, an electrical installation beneficiary from Nakuru County, explains how she went from applying for the project online to meeting H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta and receiving a scholarship from him.

Teresia and Christine share their KYEOP experience and future plans.

Teresia Wambui and Christine Wanyonyi are KYEOP Cycle One Landscaping Beneficiaries based in Westlands, Nairobi. Together with their Master-Craftsman, the ladies share their KYEOP experience and future plans.

Lady Boss, Rice Farmer, Providing Employment

From doing nothing to leasing land and creating employment for over 30 people, watch as Mercy Awour – a Cycle II beneficiary from Kisumu County – explains how KYEOP transformed her into a boss lady.

Former grants beneficiary trains other youth

Ann Wairimu is a KYEOP Cycle II business support beneficiary from Turkana County who used her grant to open up a salon. She is now a KYEOP master-craftsman with five beneficiaries training under her.

Plumbing Shop Business Changing Sharon's Life

Meet Sharon, proud business owner and KYEOP Cycle I business support beneficiary. She now boasts her own plumbing shop and has a vision of becoming a millionaire wholesale distributor.

From being a street youth to running his own business

Joseph Nguyu is a KYEOP Cycle One Plumbing Beneficiary based in Nairobi County. When asked how KYEOP has impacted his life, Joseph says that the project transformed him from being a street youth to being his own boss. “I can now run my own business,” he says.

Find out how Zablon has benefitted from KYEOP's LST and CBST

Zablon Shagwira is a KYEOP Cyber Services Beneficiary from Kasarani, Nairobi County, specializing in Computer Repair. “The project has helped me to understand myself,” says Zablon, “during Life Skills Training, I was able to understand my weaknesses and my strengths”.

Beadwork business helps Diana uplift her community

Diana Mathenge, a KYEOP Business Grant Beneficiary from Ngong (Nairobi County), shares the story of how the money she received transformed her Bead-work business and helped her uplift members of her community.

“Five thousand can birth a million!” says Diana, “The secret is just knowing how you can organise yourself”.

Laurice Peter shares his story and encourages youth to join KYEOP

Laurice Peter is a KYEOP Cycle One Welding and Fabrication Beneficiary based in Dagoretti, Nairobi County. He is glad to have joined KYEOP and encourages his fellow youth to join the project as well.

Jacqueline, a KYEOP mastercraftsman, shares her experience

Jacqueline Akinyi, a KYEOP Fashion & Design Master-Craftsman based in Nairobi County, shares her experience in the project.

KYEOP mechanics' beneficiaries share their experience

Meet Daniel Mwangangi and Mary Ngei, KYEOP Motor Vehicle Mechanics beneficiaries from Kwale County.

LST and CBST Cycle 4 Beneficiary Assessment Survey

BDS Coaching Monitoring and Verification Cycle 4