Help Rehabilitate 30 female school drop-outs.

by Train Up A Child (TUAC)
Help Rehabilitate 30 female school drop-outs.

Summary

This project will train and equip female school drop outs with adequate entrepreneurial knowledge and skills with focus on agriculture and other vocational trades. Students will receive business start-up capital per their business plans upon graduation to launch and run their own private businesses, be employed by Train UP A Child (TUAC), other local organizations, companies or continue in the mainstream education at the point where they dropped out from school.

$200
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
4
years

Challenge

Gender inequality in education affects both girls and boys, and women and men, but girls and women are still more often disadvantaged. In Cameroon, approximately 15% of boys of primary school age are out of school compared to 19% of girls of the same age and nearly 33% of female youths of secondary school age are out of school compared to 22% of male youths of the same age. Poverty, geographical isolation, minority status, early marriage and pregnancy, gender-based violence are the main causes.

Solution

We will train and equip female school drop-outs with adequate knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship with focus on agriculture and other trades. By setting up school-based businesses that blend vocational education with entreprenuership, a training ground for students and a means of finance for TUAC will be created. Students upon graduation within 3-6 months are offered start-up capital per their business plan to commence their own private business or gain employment in other existing business

Long-Term Impact

100% of graduates will be "productively engaged," and thus on a path toward economic success within 4 months of graduation. This means they have either: i) started their own small enterprises (to graduate, each student must have developed a viable business plan, for which he/she obtains a line of credit); ii) found responsible jobs in the modern agricultural sector, iii) are spreading their knowledge as rural extension agents or teachers at other schools. It becomes a 'Pool for Development' .

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

Organization Information

Train Up A Child (TUAC)

Location: Limbe - Cameroon
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Train Up A Child (TUAC)
Agwenjang Emmanuel
Project Leader:
Agwenjang Emmanuel
Limbe, South West Cameroon

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