Professional training for 347 young victims of war

Professional training for 347 young victims of war
Professional training for 347 young victims of war
Professional training for 347 young victims of war
Professional training for 347 young victims of war


The wars in DR Congo have claimed six million lives. Young orphans and poor families did not have the chance to study. They are in the street, exposed to many problems: diggers in mines, carriers of concrete in construction sites, child combatants, prostitution of minors, and other ills. This project aims to complete two buildings of vocational training schools for 347 young people and equip them with machines and tools to facilitate these young people to learn for entrepreneurship and fight pov

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The Congolese state has abandoned the education of parents to pay for the education of their children. Young orphans and those from poor families have not had a chance to study or either continue their education. They are used by armed groups, in mining sites, in construction sites and other abominable works, prostitution of minors, drugs without hope of their future. This project aims to promote entrepreneurship among young people by learning the trades that can enable them to meet their needs,


Finalize the construction of two buildings for vocational trade training schools and equip them. Train 347 young people (girls and boys) in different trades, masonry, carpentry, cutting and sewing, car mechanics, lumbar-electricity, IT, pig breeding. After the training, give them tools to go and produce each in their workshop. Provide girls with material and financial support for empowerment to combat sexual exploitation. Every two years the two centers will receive 347 unemployed young people t

Long-Term Impact

Education is and remains the single most effective investment path for humans. Vocational training for young people is a key to entrepreneurship and an effective fight against poverty. Investing in young people is an objective of sustainable development, a solution against hunger and against poverty in Africa.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Organization Information


Location: Bukavu - Congo, Democratic Republic of the
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Julienne Riziki Bukalanga
Project Leader:
Julienne Riziki Bukalanga
Bukavu, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

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