National Talent Programme
The goal of this programme is to create a culture of creativity, innovation, curiosity and productive entrepreneurship among out of school youth in Kenya. The aspirations of this programme is to apply Science, Technology and Innovation to enable the youth become innovators and job creators. Under this programme, the youth are provided with opportunities and services to help them acquire scientific, technological and innovative skills using their existing knowledge and experiences. In FY 2019/2020, the State Department for Post Training and Skills Development undertook a pilot programme, in collaboration with the Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA), to create Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) through the application of science, technology and innovation. Under this Pilot, 80 youth from 8 Counties were trained.