Jijenge Business Challenge

To counter violent extremism, promote climate change, and enhance the capacity of the saving and investments groups through training, YWCA Kenya launched the Jijenge Business challenge initiative. This innovative approach was implemented in three regions, Mombasa, Nairobi and Kisumu. The goal of the initiative was to support the economic empowerment of youth and women. To qualify participants had to work on business proposals and pitch their ideas to panelists.  Winners were selected and awarded 100,000ksh.