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Gov’t injects UGX 1.93 billion in youth livelihood program

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development will this month inject 1.93 billion shillings in the Youth Livelihood Program- YLP. According to the Minister for Gender, Labor and Social Development Frank Tumwebaze, 203 groups comprising of 2,236 youths from 26 districts will receive …

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Gov’t accused of frustrating Youth Livelihood Programme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the budget committee of Parliament have accused the government of deliberately killing the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) by denying the program funding. The Youth Livelihood Programme was designed in the financial year 2013/2014 to respond to challenges of unemployment among the youth. Over …

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Kampala youth groups court big dreams under YLP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two youth groups in Kampala district are courting big dreams for transforming their seed projects into mega manufacturing industries. Management of the projects funded under the Youth Livelihood Programme says they are determined to overcome marketing glitches facing them to grow sales and break even. …

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Auditor General reveals Sh 28 billion loss in YLP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Auditor General John Muwanga has released a new report revealing that government may never recover sh28.4 dillion disbursed to youth under Youth Livelihood Project (YLP). The AG found that almost 64 percent of the sampled youth projects, consisting of 71 percent value of loans, …

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GENDER MINISTRY: There are no missing Youth and Women funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has dismissed reports of ghost groups and missing funds in the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) and the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP). The ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Pius Bigirimana, who also doubles as the ministry’s accounting officer, …

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