Kenneth Karuri is a Livelihoods Associate who joined RefugePoint in September 2015. Kenneth’s main duties include: identification of suitable refugees to engage in livelihoods activities; supporting refugees to develop practical business plans; facilitating training for refugees in basic business skills; identifying, exploring and developing opportunities for refugee employment; and monitoring and evaluating business growth for refugees. He worked as a business advisor and program manager at The Youth Banner and has four years experience in entrepreneurship training and business development for youths in rural Kenya including Mbita, Honge and Murang’a and informal settlements of Nairobi including Mathare, Mukuru, Kangemi and Kibera with success in developing an entrepreneurship curriculum. He is an accounting affiliate from Strathmore University and a Mechanical degree holder from The University of Nairobi. Kenneth enjoys excursions, networking and learning new handy skills.