Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood

 
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood posted a progress report
    NYF expanding vocational training to help Nepal rebuild
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    We are expanding our Vocational Education and Counseling Program to train young people and home owners from the villages in the construction skills needed to rebuild after the devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this spring. NYF plans to build 1,000 homes after the monsoon is over at the end of the summer. We...
    • 2 months ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood posted a progress report
    Training the trainers - spreading the word about vocational education
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    Our Vocational Education and Counseling program (VECC) staff recruited and trained 45 young women to act as peer educators and to spread the word among freed girls about NYF’s vocational training opportunities. Currently, 422 young women who spent their childhoods as household slaves are enrolled in a variety of...
    • 5 months ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood posted a progress report
    Vocational training puts youth on track for success
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    We expanded our Vocational Education and Career Counseling Program last year and provided career guidance, training and employment to 1,292 youth --- exceeding our goal by 252 young people! All of these young people attended an orientation session and received career counseling. Nearly 500 youth enrolled in vocational...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood posted a progress report
    Training for a brighter future
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    We doubled our outreach efforts last year and introduced our Vocational Education and Career Counseling (VECC) program to 1,292 impoverished young men and women in Nepal, including 1,118 former child slaves (Kamlari). Of those who attended the orientation sessions, 478 enrolled in long and short term trainings to prepare...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood has received 2 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood posted a progress report
    Empowerment and employment for former child slaves
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    More than 300 former child slaves enrolled in vocational training last year, preparing for jobs as lab assistants, electricians, auto mechanics, farmers, plumbers, hairdressers, cooks, midwives and seamstresses. For these young women who have spent their childhoods as bonded household servants in a practice known as...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood posted a progress report
    NYF's job training grads are beating the odds
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    Nearly half of all Nepalis – even those with advanced college degrees – cannot find a job. Yet plumbers and electricians are often recruited from neighboring countries because most young people in Nepal lack training in these and other skilled jobs. Unfortunately, vocational counseling and training is severely...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood posted a progress report
    Vocational Training - The Path to Success
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Manager, Development and Communication
    With a staggering unemployment rate of 46 percent, choosing the right career is very important in Nepal. Unlike most Western countries where higher education is a stepping-stone to job opportunities, even people with advanced university degrees have trouble finding employment in this impoverished country. There is a demand...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood posted a progress report
    Training for a future
    By - Robin Woodland - Director of Development and Communications
    To reach out the the thousands of girls rescued from indentured servitude, Nepal Youth Foundation set up a regional office in Nepalgunj, in the western part of the country where most of the former Kamlari call home. Regional office staff provide career counseling to help the girls choose appropriate training programs and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood has made updates to their project page.
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  • Vocational Training - Thriving into Adulthood has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 2 years ago
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James McIntosh

Sausalito, California United States

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