The recently economic program launched by the government will enable youth in slum areas cope up with vast challenges brought up by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mvita constituency youth leader Mohammed Hussein said a total of 2,000 youths in the constituency will benefit from the program.
Addressing youths at Tudor in Mombasa during registration of the beneficiaries, Mr. Hussein famously known as Amadoh said the program will enable the youths earn sh. 660 per day in a month.
He said those who were picked to join the program due to their backgrounds situation.
“For the successful candidates, please ensure you use your earnings so that you upkeep your lives, we are under challenging situation as youths,” he said.
He assured the youths that the registration exercise will be conducted in transparency manner and will focus more on the needy youths.
The youths will be involved in cleanup activities in their locality so as to tame the spread of Coronavirus disease among residents.
The youth activist however, urged youths to observe health regulations so as to avert further spread of Coronavirus in the county.
Hussein urged youths to use social media platforms in educating the public about how to take Covid-19.
He criticised those spreading unverified information with an aim of discouraging people to go for mass testing.
Mr. Hussein said such irresponsible youths are denting the image of the youthful generation in Mombasa.
He appealed for communal efforts in tackling the spread of Coronavirus in Mombasa.
He further appealed to political leaders and the national government to support youths who have dedicated themselves in implementing various anti-Covid campaign at grassroots level.
Hussein sentiments comes amid soaring Coronavirus cases and deaths in Mombasa.