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Youth and Gender

Increase budgetary allocations for youth development.


Women, Youths Optimistic About Mthuli Budget



Nov. 27, 2021

The 2022 National Budget allocates $7,8 billon to youth.

Previous Updates

A Call to Establish a Youth Friendly Budgeting System in Zimbabwe



March 25, 2021

0.8% (ZWL 3.4 billion) of 2021 budget to go towards youth empowerment.

'$17 million Relief Fund for Youth Businesses



May 1, 2020

Government establishes $17 million Youth Relief Fund for youth entrepreneurs affected by Covid-19. 

Government Sets Aside ZWL$500 million for Youth Start Ups



Nov. 27, 2019

In order to increase economic opportunities and participation by Zimbabwean Youth in national development, the National Venture Capital Fund will be capitalised in both local and foreign currency, to incorporate financing start-up projects of our youth with preference being given to targeted areas in the context of the Local Content Strategy. On its part, Government, through the 2020 Budget is committing aside ZWL$500 million for this Fund.