Poverty alleviation for Filabusi

The Ministry of Youth, Sports, Arts and Culture has embarked on a one hundred thousand RTGS dollars goat rearing project at Pangani Vocational Training centre in Filabusi set to benefit more than one hundred youths in the area.

 

In a bid to address the challenges of poverty and unemployment faced by most Filabusi youths the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Arts and Culture has set up a pilot project which currently has 149 goats.

 

The Ministry is targeting more than one thousand breeding goats per year. Each youth is expected to get 10 goats payments through a loan from youth empowerment bank. 

 

Speaking after touring the project the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry  Dr Thokozani Chitepo said the project is one of the many being done by the ministry  meant to alleviate poverty among the youths .