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Why Life Skills Matter on Kenya’s Construction Sites

One initiative is preparing local young men and women with the full skill set that meets employer needs and can propel them to success.

From Idleness to Opportunity in Kenya

“I had to drop out of secondary school because my aunt, my guardian, could not afford to educate me,” began Joseph Kinyanjui. “I hoped one day I would operate a big machine.” This 22-year-old graduate of the Sport for Kenyan Youth Employment initiative addressed an audience of project partners and construction firms, describing his initial idleness and current success.

In Kenya, The Woman Who Plans to be Foreman

Linnet isn't listening to anyone else's opinion of her choice to pursue a career in Kenya's growing construction sector.