KCB targets small firms in Sh50bn training plan
KCB chief executive Joshua Oigara during the launch of the bank’s Youth Empowerment Programme at Kasarani Safaricom Gymnasium on March 9, 2016. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE
KCB Group has launched a Sh10 billion-a-year scholarship scheme to benefit 500,000 small-scale entrepreneurs over the next five years in sectors like construction, beauty, hospitality, agriculture and mechanics. The bank, through its foundation, expects to trigger 2.5 million new jobs through the 2Jiajiri programme that aims to build local skills among artisans and ease their access to capital.
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