Thursday, 28 August 2014

Kenya Vision 2030 social pillar

Social Pillar
The Social Pillar of Vision 2030 has the objective of improving the quality of life for all Kenyans. It aims to do this by targeting human and social welfare programs, specifically: education and training, health, environment, housing and urbanization, children and social development, and youth and sports.
Education and Training, many educational institutions opening up at all levels offering both local and international curriculum to fit the needs of the learners, e g very many universities have come up with evening classes to cater for the needs of the working class who are not available during the day this has been enhanced through marketing,
The Health Sector, marketing has led to improvement of services offered at both private and public health facilities through cancer centers and proper awareness on various health issues for instance healthy eating a program on NTV Sunday morning.
The Environment, Waste management system, rehabilitation and Protection of Indigenous Forests in Five Water Towers preparation of a National Spatial Plan, Secure Wildlife Corridors and Migratory Routes
Housing and Urbanization, Producing 200,000 Housing Units Annually by 2012 under Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Other Initiatives Establish Housing Technology Centers in Each Constituency Installation of Physical and Social Infrastructure in Slums in 20 Urban Areas Enacting Housing Bill, 2006 to Legislate for a One-Stop Housing Development Approvals Mechanism Develop an Integrated Growth and Development Strategy for Six Metropolitan Regions.
Gender, Youth and Vulnerable, Women  and youths Enterprise Fund, Establishment of Consolidated Social Protection Fund, Representation of People with Disabilities in Decision Making Process ,Gender Mainstreaming, Affirmative Action Policy Gender Disaggregated Data, Implementation of Disability Fund

Equity and Poverty.Poverty levels remain high in Kenya. The country is unlikely to meet the millennium development goal (MDG) to halve extreme poverty by 2015. The most recent data suggests roughly 45% of the population lives on less than $1.25 a day, and more than 65% on less than $2.

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