20 Centers
29621 Students Enrolled
78 Linked to Placements (%)
7.5 Entreprenuers (%)

CAP-YEI Brief

CAP-Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya (YEI) is a non government organization started in 2011 committed, to train out of school youth in job entry skills.  This is training is operationalized using the Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) model. The first five years project was under the Learn, Earn, and Save Initiative in Sub Sahara Africa—Kenya, supported by the MasterCard Foundation and CAP Workforce Development Institute (WDI). The new five year phase started in September 2016 under the project title Expanding and Sustaining the CAP-BEST Program and Model in Kenya in partnership with MasterCard Foundation. This project is guided by three core objectives: 

  • To ensure disadvantaged youth acquire life skills, relevant labor market skills, savings education, and small business development.
  • To facilitate disadvantaged youth access internship and job opportunities during through institutionalized public-private partnership.
  • To ensure youth receive vital pre and post job placement counseling, support, and services including financial as they transition to work.
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Our Centers

Mikindani Center
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Embu Center

Mikindani Center

Mombasa Mainland where Mikindani area is located consists of Magongo, an outlying township 20 minutes driving distance northwest of Mombasa Island, situated on the Nairobi Highway.

Buruburu Center
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Buruburu Center

Buruburu Center

Buruburu is a large middle-class residential area in the Eastland’s part of Nairobi, Kenya, situated in Makadara District. With availability of residential housing, accessibility through road and rail, and its proximity to Nairobi city center

Embu Center
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Embu Center

Embu Center

Embu County lies some 120 kilometers north east of Nairobi, on south-eastern side of Mount Kenya. The county covers an area of 2,818 square kilometres.

Thika Center
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Thika Center

Thika Center

Thika town is currently under Kiambu County and is currently as it was formerly an administrative district in the former Central Province of Kenya. The town is adjacent to the north eastern border of Nairobi. The area and town has a population of 645.713(2009 National census). .

Athiriver Center
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Athiriver Center

Athiriver Center

CAP YEI Athiriver centre is located at the eastern outskirts of the capital Nairobi—in Machakos County. Athi River is one of the fastest growing towns in Kenya due to the establishment of new industries.

Naivasha Center
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Naivasha Center

Naivasha Center

Naivasha is a commercial town in Nakuru County of Kenya. It lies northwest of Nairobi and is located on the shores of Lake Naivasha and is situated along the Nairobi-Nakuru Highway.

Kisumu Center
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Kisumu Center

Kisumu Center

The Lake side city of Kisumu city is situated strategically within the Lake Victoria basin which is of great significance in the economic development of the town.

Eldoret Center
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Eldoret Center

Eldoret Center

Eldoret is a town in western Kenya and the administrative center of former Uasin Gishu District of the Rift Valley Province. Now it is the head quarter of Uasin Gishu County.

Nakuru Center
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Nakuru Center

Nakuru Center

Nakuru is the immediate former provincial headquarters of Rift Valley Province; it is located on the floor bed of the Great Rift Valley and is situated on the busy Nairobi-Eldoret highway.

Dagoretti Center
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Dagoretti Center

Dagoretti Center

Dagoretti is located in Western suburbs of Nairobi. The population according to the 2009 census stood at 240,081 people. It borders Langata, Westlands, Kabete, and Starehe Constituencies.

Machakos Center
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Machakos Center

Machakos Center

Machakos County, nicknamed ‘Macha,’ was the first capital city of Kenya and now is an administrative capital of Machakos County. It has a Total Population of 1,098,584 people, 264,500 Households and covers an area of 6,208 SQ. KM.

Kakamega Center
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Kakamega Center

Kakamega Center

Kakamega County is in the Western Province of Kenya. It has a total Population of 1,660,651 in 398,709 Households and covers an area of 3,244.9Km². The Population density is 515 per square Kilometer.

Mombasa Center
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Mombasa Center

Mombasa Center

Mombasa is the second largest City in Kenya; it lies next to the Indian Ocean with a major Port and an International Airport. The City also serves as the centre of the coastal tourism industry.

Othaya Center
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Othaya Center

Othaya Center

Othaya replication centre is located in Othaya Youth Polytechnic at the Othaya Sub-County of Nyeri County. Othaya is one of the former seven districts of Central Province and forms part of Kenya’s eastern highlands.

Nyahururu Center
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Nyahururu Center

Nyahururu Center

The town has an urban population of 36,450 according to the National Population Census of 2009. The town still remains to be a central economic power of the immediate former district of Nyandaru—the town has strong economic ties to the two counties.

Meru Center
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Meru Center

Meru Center

Meru County is at the beginning of a transition from a child rich population structure where those aged between 0-14 at 40% are at the onset of a decline while those aged between 15-34 years old, who constitute 35% of the total population are beginning to increase.

Narok Center
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Narok Center

Narok Center

Narok Town is a small town in the heart of Maasai land about two and a half hours south west of Nairobi. Narok is the capital of Narok County and has a diverse population of about 40,000 people. Like most places in Kenya it is an extremely friendly town.

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  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: CLOSED
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