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 financial year 2013/2014 – 2016/2017, a total of 150 projects worth UGX 827,673,429 were funded benefiting 2,117 youths (Male 1301, Female 816).
In the financial year current financial year 2017/2018, 10 projects worth UGX 98,770,000 have been funded.
UGX 121,396,700 has been recovered from the youths.