Use the form below to submit your comment
A total of 207 youth groups across the country have made 100% recoveries under the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) as of July, 2018. The Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) is a Rolling Government of Uganda Programme, targeting the poor and unemployed youth in all the districts in the country. The high recovery rate attests to the good perfomance of the programme.
Under the programme, there is no interest for repayments made within the first twelve months, Only 5% per annum surcharge for the repayments made after the initial 12 months and also no physical assets/collateral isrequired. Project types inlcude produce selling and buying, brick making, cattle trade, poultry, metal fabrications, bull fattening, piggery among others.
The Programme targets unemployed and poor youth aged 18-30 years, including the following categories:
• Drop-outs from schools and training institutions.
• Youth who have not had the opportunity to attend formal education.
• Single parent youth.
• Youth with disability.
• Youth Living with HIV/AIDS.
• Youth who have completed secondary school or tertiary institutions (including University) but remain unemployed