The project plans to increase the employability of 60 recent school drop-outs (aged 16- 22) and unemployed youths (22-30) - both male and female, within the first one year period through vocational training.
The growing problem of youth unemployment in Africa is a major concern Young people without jobs or hope for a better future live a daily life of frustration makeni is a deprived area of the NortherSierra Leone. Some 80% of its population (total around 100,000) are subsistence farmers who live beneath the poverty line. We have identified that there is a need to address School Drop-Outs, and Unemployed Youths living within the villages of Bombali District with a Vocational Training Scheme
To provide vocational training to unemployed youths and recent school-dropouts to enhance employability and provide a skilled foundation to build a career - therefore reducing levels of unemployment in those aged 21-30. To empower young people to believe in their dreams and to enable the acquisition of income so they will be self reliant. Supporting the young to acquire job-related skills is therefore a key to Economic development thus contributing to the Economic Development of a nation.
Beneficiaries will become self-reliant and strongly resilient in addressing their challenges through newly acquired skills and learning. Beneficiaries will be able to use the acquired skills to enhance their careers and employment prospects. Beneficiaries will be able to use course completion certifications provided by our organization to add value to their curriculum vitae and enable wider career opportunities.