Training for Sub County Youth Development officers and county directors of Youth on the 29th and 30th of April.
Uwezo fund Oversight board recently undertook a Sensitization programme in Ikolomani, Kakamega. Close to 1,000 participants from various Youth, women and persons with disabilities groups from the western region attended. The event was opened by Kakamega Governor Hon Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya
The Uwezo Fund Oversight Board held a breakfast meeting with Senior Editors and Journalist. The meeting is meant to sensitize Journalist about the fund as well as imparting the requisite knowledge on the fund. This will greatly impart the journalist in the dissemination of Information to the Public regarding the fund and its activities
The Uwezo Oversight Board Launching a Sensitization and Capacity Building public forum in Embu County at Moi Stadium.The forum was officially opened by the Deputy Governor Dorothy N Muchungu and was attended by the Embu County Women Representative and the Members of Parliament from all the 4 constituencies in the County.
The Uwezo Fund Oversight Board held a meeting with the 21 service providers that will be undertaking the Capacity Building programme in all the 47 counties, an activity scheduled to commence on Monday, 11th of August 2014.
International Conference on the Great Lakes Region Executive Secretary Prof Ntumba Luaba and Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru toured the Uwezo Fund stand at the on-going International Conference on the Great Lakes Region ( ICGLR) special summit on the fight against youth unemployment held at the Kenyatta International conference centre. Uwezo Fund is premised on alleviating unemployment through generating gainful self-employment for the, youth, women and Persons living with disability.
Ministry of Planning and Devolution open Day
Uwezo Fund Oversight board took part in the Nakuru A.S.K show.The platform allowed the Board Directors, The Secretariat staff as well as Constituency Uwezo Fund management Committees from Nakuru County to interact and brief the residents on progress of the fund as well as fielding questions, comments and inputs from the Residents.
Uwezo Fund capacity building service providers’ Kisumu regional entry meeting to introduce consultants to Uwezo Fund Constituency Committee, patrons and other stakeholders to share the implementation strategy of the Fund. The Event was held in Kisumu County
Uwezo fund Oversight board took part took part in the Nairobi A.S.K dated 29th September – 5th October 2014.
64 groups in Kibra Constituency being issued with Uwezo Fund cheques in a glittering ceremony held at the DC grounds. Present was the Patron of the Fund in Kibra Constituency and Area Member of parliament Kenneth Okoth , Uwezo Fund Chairperson Wanjiru Gathira, Uwezo Fund CEO Wilfred Buyema ,Uwezo Fund Board members Catherine Mootian, Caren Wakoli and Jumali Abdirahim Yusuf.
Uwezo Fund Oversight Board undertaking training for Constituency Uwezo Fund Management Committee representatives from across the country at The Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu.
Uwezo fund would like to appreciate the Women, Youth and Persons with disability groups and the public at large who came to witness the cheque issuance in Roysambu Constituency. out of the Kshs 15 ,647,203 million allocated to Roysambu, Cheques totaling to Kshs 7.040,000 were issued to 78 groups who were successfully vetted by the area Constituency Uwezo fund Committee.Total number of applicants in Roysambu Constituency were 100 groups.
Issuance of cheques and certificates to the 159 groups. Hon. Mary Seneta Kajiado County Women Rep. , Deputy County Commissioner-Kajiado North, Hon. MCAs from the five wards presided over the function
The Ministry of devolution and planning together with The Uwezo Fund Oversight Board undertook cheque issuance in Kajiado West County in the first official ceremony presided by Planning Principal Secretary Eng Peter Mangiti. Mr Mangiti issued cheques amounting to Ksh 68 million to various groups in Kajiado County from Uwezo fund, Ksh7.7 million from Women Enterprise Fund and another ksh12.8 million from Youth Enterprise Development Fund.
Mwingi Central Constituency Cheque issuance 3rd January, 2015
Eng Peter Mangiti, PS Planning, Ministry of Devolution and Planing and Hon. Joe Mutambu, MP Mwingi Central, holds a Uwezo Fund Cheque totalling Ksh 6.2 Million during the function in Mwingi Central.
uwezo Fund Oversight Board Secretariat represented the Ministry of Devolution and Planning during the Kenya Red Cross 50th Anniversary celebrations yesterday 8th. May 2015.Uwezo Staff from Corporate Affairs and Communications Department Ms Leah Musau manned the Uwezo Funds Exhibition Stand. in Picture 3 Kenya Red Cross Society General Abbas Gullet. Leah Musau and a visitor pose for a picture at the Uwezo Fund President Uhuru Kenyatta Officiated at this function. Also present at this function was Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary Ann Waiguru OGW. The Ministry of Devolution and Planning is charged with humanitarian issues such as disaster Management, risk reduction, relief and rehabilitation..During this function, Uwezo Fund and Huduma Centre created awareness to the Public on their specific mandates.
Wednesday 20th, May, 2015 during the official opening ceremony a four days’ Workshop for the Uwezo Fund Board Chairperson , Directors and Head of Department from the Secretariat at a Naivasha Hotel,
The Uwezo Fund Oversight Board has held a meeting with all the Capacity Building Service Providers to review the progress of the trainings in the Constituencies. The meeting is earmarked to reflect on the TORS for service providers.
Uwezo Fund Oversight Board carried out a training from 23rd August 2015 to 5th September, 2015; to equip representatives of Constituency Uwezo Fund Management Committee members with requisite skills and competencies, as Trainer of Trainers, to effectively administer Uwezo Fund at the constituency level.
The topics covered included but not limited to:-Table banking concepts, Public procurement procedures and Access to Government Procurement Opportunities, Business Development services ( including a proposal for Uwezo business model),Skills in conducting effective (CUFMC) meetings, Basic skills in Leadership and Management, Business mentorship (constituency based businesses) and Monitoring and Evaluation strategies.
A total of 366 participants from 122 constituencies comprising of a youth representative, women representative and a persons with disability representative were trained
SME CONFERENCE BY STRATHMORE ENTREPRISE DEVELOPMENT CENTER HELD AT STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY, SEPTEMBER, 2015
SEDC annual SME Conference was organized in Nairobi, at the Strathmore Enterprise Development Center (SEDC).The 3rd annual edition of SME Conference took place on 9th -10th September, 2015. Over 100 SME’sand 200 participants were present at the conference and received information and advice from the Uwezo Fund Oversight Board staff.