Today is August 12, 2020, International Youth Day where youth from around the globe are commended, perceived as mainstays of financial development, and arranged for difficulties ahead through different preparing.
In Kenya, the festivals towards this day commenced seven days back under the Kenya National Youth Week, arranged and sorted out by the State Department for Youth among different offices like the National Youth Council.
During the seven days of the National Youth Week, Kenyan youth have been taken through different exercises remembering partaking for the planting of trees, yet in particular, being prepared on different difficulties and how to adapt to them.
Studies show that Kenyan youth are among those being overloaded by pressure and gloom. During the week, the adolescent were taken through a program that helped them on the best way to oversee pressure and sorrow and how to situate themselves for the activity advertise.
Different exercises that occurred during the week included and not restricted to a supplication day that united youth and thought pioneers from different religions, just as the young show that united different energetic specialists.
Kenya has an energetic rustic populace. The most recent information from the enumeration 2019 by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) obviously indicated this and it is the ideal opportunity for the young to meet the challenge at hand.
As per the information from KNBS, 35.7 million Kenyans, an incredible 75.1 percent are under 35 years, while 32.73 million (68.9%) live in provincial zones. With 75 percent of the populace being youth, Kenya is a spot for new thoughts.
KNBS information shows that the populace developed by 26 percent from 37.7 million of every 2009 to 47.6 million of every 2019, converting into an extra 9.9 million individuals.
Kenya has a populace of 47.6 million individuals, of which 23.548 million are male, while 24.014 million are females. Further, there are 12 million family units with a populace thickness of 82 for every square kilometer.
As the nation joins the remainder of the world to commend the International Youth Day, the young in Kenya are confronting various difficulties, key among them being joblessness. The joblessness rate in Kenya is the most noteworthy among the adolescent.
The happening to Covid-19 has exacerbated the situation for many youths in Kenya. The greater part who were ready to go had to close down and a large number of them have lost positions. It isn’t known when Covid-19 will reach a conclusion when the young will ricochet back.
Despite the fact that the administration is attempting through such projects as Kazi Mtaani, a great deal despite everything should be finished. The young should be proactive and use the open doors brought by the unrest on the web.