Children
 Uganda
Project #23392

Sustainable Skills and Empowerment for the Youth

by Another Hope Children's Ministries
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Summary

Another Hope Children's Ministries would like to reduce vulnerability and dependency among the young people by 20% in 5 Districts of Central Uganda (Kampala, Mpigi, Wakiso, Mityana and Mubende) through vocational skills training. This project will benefit 12,000 Youth in the 5 Districts of Central Uganda hence reducing the unemployment rate among the youth and increasing the number of youth joining Vocational schools rather than Degree courses that have no ready jobs.
$42,782.00
total goal
$4,795.00
remaining
96
donors
8
monthly donors
10
months active

Challenge

The Ugandan Economy needs trained workers to sustain and expand its industries and contribute to economic growth as a whole. This is a prime requirement for the reduction of poverty and the hope of a better future. Unfortunately, there are not enough appropriate opportunities for Ugandan youth to learn vocational skills. Education is one of the long lasting poverty alleviating strategies. There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that spending time in school is an effective strategy.

Solution

The Project Goals and Objectives is To reduce vulnerability and dependency among the young people by 20% in 5 Districts of Central Uganda (Kampala, Mpigi, Wakiso, Mityana and Mubende) Our objectives are: 1. To mobilize and sensitize over 12,000 youth in the Districts of Central Uganda 2. To advocate and mainstream vocational training skills with other trainings. 3. To reduce the problem of unemployment by 10% of the youth by training them in Vocational skills. 4. To provide 40% of Counselling

Long-Term Impact

1. 60% youth appreciating the importance of vocational training 2. 80% of skilled Youth in the districts 3. 50% reduction in unemployment in the districts 4. Positive change in behaviour for the Youth

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.anotherhope.org
Another Hope Children's Ministries Website

Organization Information

Another Hope Children's Ministries

Location: Kampala - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.anotherhope.org
Project Leader:
Ruth Nambowa Bulyaba
Kampala, Uganda

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