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Critical Literature Review on How Individual Socio-Economic Empowerment Occurs in Youth Groups

Franklin Njue Mbae (), Elegwa Mukulu () and John M. Kihoro ()

International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, 2016, vol. 6, issue 3, 119-130

Abstract: This paper seeks to review literature on youth empowerment and provide an overview of the youth unemployment in Kenya and the initiatives by the Kenyan government to address the unemployment. Secondly the study will look at empowerment concept both at the level of the individual and community by looking at empowerment as a process and outcome as it occurs in an environment of youth group funding experience. Thirdly, the paper discusses the various theories and model of youth development guiding strategy for youth empowerment globally as postulated by different authors in the current study. Finally reviewed the empowerment theories and models and propose a model to guide the Practioners and lay persons on youth development.

Keywords: Funding; youth group; critical review; socio-economic empowerment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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