The Jijenge Kijana fund is a youth livelihood pathway offering microcredit, micro-saving and training enabling ITF members to engage in productive and stable livelihoods.
Have been active and accountable member with ITF for at least 12 months.
Have launched a livelihood venture, no matter how big or small it is.
Write an application letter to Secretary General in a free format clearly highlighting the following:
Venture background (what is it about, how old is it, how do you make income from it)
Needs description (why should we intervene and how)
How will you refund ITF members contribution in your venture(How does your venture generate income)
Please attach any supporting material such as media pieces, financial/operational report etc
Submit your application to the secretariat any time.
All applications are reviewed during monthly volunteer staffs meeting at the secretariat who then forward the recommended applications to the board for approval therefore an application may take up to 2 months for final decision.
The board will approve application depending on available funding.
Once the application has been approved the secretariat will notify the applicant and draft approval letter summarizing the venture, needs and how the intervention will be refunded. This approval letter will be signed by both Secretariat and applicant and serve as agreement.