BY NJOKI KARANJA.
At the official WRC Safari Rally flag off, Cabinet Secretary for youth affairs sports and arts assured Kenyans that there will be sherehe in Vasha. Nations had raised concerns on various social media posts, as to the state of this year’s after party, since no news has been forthcoming .
Therefore, Dubbed Hustla village, the official party for WRC Rally will be held at Bufalo Mall with an exhibit area where innovative youth enterprise will get a chance to display their startups. The three day festival will feature mix of established upcoming artists in an effort to promote new talents.
” Sherehe is part of rally culture ,you can’t go to Vasha without sherehe. We are calling it spoti,bizz and sherehe where we’re providing opportunity for our youth enterprise.” Ababu Namwamba said.
With the world’s attention focused on Kenya as the competition takes off ,kenyan youths are staking their claim on the WRC Safari Rally. Speaking to the media during the flag off, founders of Youth enterprise called upon stakeholders to stop sidelining them when opportunities for growth arise.
“Last year we funded ourselves and provided coverage for WRC Rally, but this year through Talanta Hela we’ve gotten an opportunity to actually make money. As young people, we don’t want handouts we just want an opportunity to earn honest living, it’s been extremely frustrating to try and get help from stakeholders but at least now there’s hope.” Eugene Patrick founder of Live Wire Mashariki concluded.