In Kenya, being a good citizen means you should be holding some specific certificates, thus the government charges this certificates upon its application, here are some of the levies you will be charged for being a responsible citizen.
1) CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT – Ksh. 1,050
Payment For: Not Being a Criminal
2) HELB CLEARANCE – Ksh. 1,000
Payment For: Not having an outstanding arrears
3) E.A.C.C CLEARANCE – Ksh. 500
Payment For: Not Being Corrupt
4) Credit Reference Bureau Clearance – Ksh. 2,200
Payment For: Not having Debts or Loans with Financial institutions
TOTAL – Ksh. 4,750
Payment For: Not having a job
THE BIG QUESTION
1. Where can someone who is looking for a job get Ksh. 4,750?
“THE STRUGGLE IS REAL”…
Most of the victims who fall to such categories are youths who are looking for employment and they are required to be in possession of this documents.
Some of the youth can not even afford food but they are required to have money for the 4 certificates which are mandatory.
The government should reduce the cost by a half or totally scrup of the fees.