Gov’t announces GHc2 million seed capital to help kayayei set up their own businesses

The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP), is set to give head porters in the country seed capital to help them set up their own businesses, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr John Kumah has disclosed.

The CEO disclosed at a health walk organised by the New Patriotic Party that the President had directed that an amount of GHc 2 million to be given to head porters popularly known as ‘Kayayei’.

According to him, NEIP in collaboration with the Business Development Ministry, is working to help transform the lives of head porters across the country.

“The Next project that the Office of the President, Ministry of Business Development and our outfit are about to do is Entrepreneurs in Kayayei Business. The President says we should give out 2 million Ghana cedis to serve as seed capital for head porters across the country.”

He further disclosed at the event that an amount of 100 million dollars has been set aside by the government to help tackle youth unemployment in the country.

“As part of the NPP’s promise of reducing the unemployment rate in the country, President Akufo-Addo has set aside 100 million dollars to help address the challenge of youth unemployment”.

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