As part of a UK-government joint venture with Kenya, a USD72 million fund will be used to boost existing SME initiatives such as solar plants, and also create highly skilled new jobs in the country. However, a significant portion of the fund will be allocated to the Creative Enterprise program to help 540 Kenyan entrepreneurs to access training and support in the UK.
The program presents a unique opportunity for young entrepreneurs in the UK and Africa to connect, create jobs and build enterprises across both countries. It will also enable entrepreneurs to cross-pollinate their ideas and skills to the benefit of entrepreneurship in both countries.
Through the program, the partnership between the creative economies of the UK and Africa will be strengthened, enhancing creative expression and prosperity.
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