How To Apply For Kazi Mtaani Programme

This is a step by step guide on how to apply for the Kazi Mtaani programme. Kazi Mtaani is an initiative designed by the government to cushion the most vulnerable youth in the informal settlements from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was officially started by the government in 2020.

The programme’s main objective is to provide a form of social protection for workers whose prospects for daily work has been disrupted by the containment policies put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Residents are recruited to undertake projects concentrated in and around informal settlements with the aim of improving the environment, service delivery and providing income-generating opportunities.

How To Apply For Kazi Mtaani

Recruitment for the third phase of Kazi Mtaani commenced on November 19th 2021. All interested candidates are required to apply through the Kazi Mtaani Management System Portal, a web-based system specifically developed by the government to facilitate the registration and management of beneficiaries of the programme.

The programme is spearheaded by the State Department of Housing and Urban Development. You can visit their website for more information on application procedures.

For phases, one and two, those interested in the programme had to present their applications to their area assistant chiefs and chief.


  • A valid national ID.
  • Be a Kenyan citizen of between 18-35 years.
  • KCPE or KCSE certificate ( not a must but is an added advantage).
  • One must not be benefiting from any national government transfer programme.
  • A signed indemnity form providing details of phone number for payment.

Here is the link to the Kazi Mtaani Registration Website:

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