The Socio-Economic Impact of Covid-19 on Young People in Kenya
Barasa, Prof. Peter
E. Mukuna, Dr. Truphena
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This report gives an overview of the qualitative analysis of key informant interviews (KIIs) and focus group discussions (FGDS) that were conducted with youths, opinion leaders, local administration, political representatives and leaders of various civil society organizations (CSOs) in Busia, Mombasa and Nairobi Counties of Kenya. Similar surveys and analyses were conducted in Ethiopia and Uganda by OSSREA chapters of respective countries. Five institutions formed a consortium to implement the project: Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA), IGAD-CEWARN, The OSSREA Kenyan Chapter, Makerere University and Consortium of Christian Relief and Development response, its impact and prevention with the youth being considered as the treatment factor. Data was analyzed by the selected county teams at the County levels. This final report is based on those County qualitative reports and uses statements from research participants to exemplify the results.