The project provides entrepreneurial and vocational skills training in tailoring, functional literacy and the leadership skills needed to poor unemployed young girls and women to become self-reliance. Tool-kits shall be provided on graduation to help them start their own businesses.
In Ghana, most young girls and women migrate from rural villages into the cities in search of greener pastures without any employable skills nor education. Poor girls and young women in Ghana are often deprived of various learning and income-earning opportunities that could improve their social status and living conditions. Shape Lives is working to help these girls find their livelihoods by fighting discrimination and violence through education, skills education and employment opportunities.
To provide entrepreneurial and vocational skills training in tailoring, functional literacy and leadership skills to 60 poor unemployed young girls and women and also provide them with start- up tool- kits to become self-reliance within 12 month period.
Marginalized girls and women will progress economically by getting the benefit of skill development training. They may establish their self-employment after being trained. They will get boost their confidence along with economic development and poverty will be eradicated.