“It’s a huge problem in Kenya,” says Tania Laden, co-founder of LivelyHoods, a social enterprise project designed to create work for youths in urban slums. “In Nairobi, there are thousands of young people – and probably even more flocking in from rural areas – looking for work. This has an economic impact. In the US and elsewhere in the west, it’s young people who are coming up with super-innovative ideas that are driving the economy and setting the pace for the rest of the country. But most of the youth here don’t really have that opportunity. Young people are a wasted resource in Kenya." - LivelyHoods Co-Founder, Tania Laden
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