The government has come to aid thousands of youths who were locked out of the online Kazi Mtaani programme that was launched on Friday, November 19 by Housing Ps Charles Hinga
In a statement shared on Sunday by PS Hinga all those kenyans who were locked out of the system could make their applications through Huduma Centers across the country.
Hinga noted that some of the applicants had been locked from the system due to poor network or lack of internet access.
The new directive is also expected to help individuals who could not make the applications due to system clog or breakdown caused by high traffic towards the portal.
“For those with no access to internet, you’ll get an opportunity to register at Huduma Centre soon,”Hinga said
Through his twitter page,Hinga further revealed that as at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 21, a total of 626,620 had registered on the online portal with Nairobi leading with 113,653 applications.
Kiambu came in second with 44,689 applications followed by Nakuru with 33,305. Mombasa recorded 32,548 applications while Wajir had 22,280 and Uasin Gichu came in fifth with 19,020 applications.
During the launch, the system encountered a glitch that made it inaccessible due to overwhelming traffic that crashed the site.
“All those experiencing glitches we shall sort you out, don’t stress,” Hinga added.
Kazi mtaani phase 3 targets 250,000 youths who will serve as workers and supervisors in the programme.
With the high levels of unemployment , Hinga urged youths to tender applications to enable the government get clear statistics of unemployed youths in the country
“We want to get the full picture so we know what we solving for and plan for the subsequent interventions,” he explained.