Youth livelihood programme

The Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) is a Rolling Government of Uganda Programme, targeting the poor and unemployed youth in all the Districts in the country. The Programme is implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD).
YLP is a community demand-driven Programme that is implemented with guidance from the Central Government and the Local Governments. The funds are advanced to the Youth Interest Groups (YIG) in form of a Revolving Fund in order to increase outreach and enhance sustainability of the Programme.
From the inception of the programme in the financial year 2013/2014, a total of 140 projects worth 728,903,429 have been funded with 1984 beneficiaries (Male 1226, Female 758).