The Youth are an economic group which most communities pay attention to its needs. Arusha Region has shown much attention to this group by encouraging them to form economic groups. Table 6.4 shows the number of economic groups for youths, membership and the amount of money loaned to these groups. The table shows that there are 171 economic youth groups in the Region’s six districts. These 171 youth economic groups have a total membership of 1373 members, 897 being males and 476 being females.Working together in economic groups increases the chances of accessing credit funds by youth groups. In the year 2007/2008, there were 99 groups that managed to get loans amounting to Tshs.107,768,200/=.
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