In Summary
  • Sh300 million is to be given as interest free loans for film production in rural areas and tapping talent.
  • The National Youth Enterprise Development Fund seeks to revolutionise the industry whose main players are the youth.

The government has set out plans to upgrade music and film industries through the National Youth Enterprise Development Fund.

According to the chairman Gor Semelango, Sh600 million has been set aside for this venture.

Sh300 million is to be given as interest free loans for film production in rural areas and tapping talent.

“The other amount will go towards developing local music in a bid to create employment and grow talent,” said Mr Semelango.

He was speaking in Kandara, Murang’a when he gave cheques and incubators to the fund’s beneficiaries.

According to him, the Fund will revolutionise the industry whose main players are the youth.

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