Meet our entrepreneurs

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Carolyne Atieno Ochieng is 26 years old. She lives in Kibra and operates an embroidery business called “Mama Joy Embroidery”. She makes table-cloths, wall mats and dresses to sell. Carolyne looks back at how her life was faced with difficulties before she was supported by KYBT. She was employed at an embroidery stall for a monthly salary of Ksh 3,000. Even that little amount was often taken away from her by her host on claims that she (the host) fed and …Read more…


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Wezesha Project is a KYBT pilot initiative in Kisumu County with an objective of empowering high school leavers through training; to equip them with employability skills…read more about Wezesha Project

Who we are

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Youth Business Trust (KYBT) was founded in 2004 to help tackle the issue of youth unemployment. It became an accredited member of Youth Business International (YBI) in 2005. KYBT was launched in Nairobi but has since expanded to Mombasa – KYBT Mombasa.

KYBT offers Small Business… Read more…

Upcoming Events 2016

Wezesha Project Social Forum – 24th/June/2016 (Tentative).

Venue:- To be announced

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Youth Business Mentoring is an integral component of our youth support program. We value the selfless efforts by our mentors to ensure that young entrepreneurs succeed in their business. Join the KYBT pull of mentors today to make a difference.
To fill the KYBT Youth Business Mentoring Form click [here]

Support Us

Almost four million young people in Kenya are not in employment. You can help us tap their potential and build their economic power by becoming a Million Maker.

Million Makers is an enterprise challenge with a common cause to raise 1 million dollars so that The Trust can support even more young entrepreneurs. You can commit one dollar a month to the initiative[Donate]


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