Help 311 Child Workers in Coal Mines in Colombia

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Unemployment Crises

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Bungoma, Kenya
Map of Unemployment crises Unemployment is a real issue that needs to be tackled as fast as possible in kenya. Because of unemployment most people engage themselves in other means of survival which at times turn out to to be very dangerous Eg crime and prostitution especially in the urban centers. In bungoma ,most of the youths are unemployed and despite the fact that most of them are learned their attempted to acquire jobs have failed. This led to implementation of programme by the county council that got the youth involved in collecting garbage from dumpsite for a pay according to their agreement(either per day,week or month). The fact that most people applied for this job clearly shows that there is a high rate of unemployment. Read more.
Related to project keywords: implementation, youths, jobs, dangerous, week

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Alba Inés Zapata Gálvez

Bogotá D.C, Bogotá D.C. Colombia

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