This Project will support training of 600 young women and youth out of school in vocational skills - tailoring, hairdressing and saloon, as well as leadership and life skills to enable them get decent job and uplift them from chronic and cyclic poverty for better lively hood and survival.
Most young girls in rural parts of Uganda are given less priority to education; for those who go to school, the completion rate is low & situations around them like lack of fees, scholastic materials, sanitary pads and others items, that could support her stay in school does not favor their education, and forces many to drop out of school without skills. For survival, they resort to Prostitution, working as bar maids, house maids with little pay & Early Marriage since they can't get a decent job
This project will provide safe and equipped vocational training skills for income generation and employability for 600 young women and youth in Masindi. This will target unemployed Young women 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. This will be through training in tailoring, hairdressing and saloon work, leadership and life skills
Increased social protection for 600 school dropout so that they rise out of poverty