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Skills for Prosperity Kenya

Last updated: 25/09/2023
IATI Identifier: GB-CHC-000391-S4PKe
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Skills for Prosperity Kenya is a two-and-a-half year programme, funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), which aims to improve Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Higher Education in Kenya, with a focus on marginalised youth, persons with disabilities and women and girls. Under a consortium led by Leonard Cheshire, the Open University is leading on support to the creation of a new National Open University for Kenya (NOUK), and supporting skills development and capacity building for other public university staff in the areas of open and distance learning, and improving their distance education provision.


The country, countries or regions that benefit from this Programme.
Africa, regional, Kenya
Disclaimer: Country borders do not necessarily reflect the UK Government's official position.

Status Post-completion

The current stage of the Programme, consistent with the International Aid Transparency Initiative's (IATI) classifications.

Programme Spend

Programme budget and spend to date, as per the amounts loaded in financial system(s), and for which procurement has been finalised.

Participating Organisation(s)

Help with participating organisations
These organisations have received funding disbursements from this IATI activity.
  • Capital Strategies
  • Edukans Foundation
  • Federation of Kenyan Employers
  • Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Warwick Institute for Employment Research


Sector groups as a percentage of total Programme budget according to the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) classifications.


A comparison across financial years of forecast budget and spend to date on the Programme.

Policy Marker(s)

ODA measures in relation to their realisation of OECD development policy objectives

Higher Education (HE) Capacity Building principal objective

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Programme data last updated on 25/09/2023