The majority of disadvantaged young people living in the slums of Dagoretti Nairobi Kenya do not have vocational skills needed for the job market. Levozy Self Help Group is working to reverse this trend by providing vocational training to young people in the community.
Lack of right skills among the young people in Dagoretti-Kenya has contributed to high rate of unemployment in the area. Many youth continues to idle around the slums taking drugs and being involved in petty crimes making living in these areas difficult for other members of the community. LSHG has developed vocational training to enhance their employability and capacity to improve their income
This project aims at addressing youth sustainable skills and empowerment through providing vocational training for 200 young people in Dagoretti. Activities include motor vehicle mechanic, auto electrical, tailoring & dressmaking, sewing & knitting and auto-garage skills that will create self employment and reduce the rate of unemployment.
Levozy self help group will enable 200 dependants to be raised from the cycle of poverty through vocational training and encouragement of business start ups to create job opportunities and became responsible citizen, hence improve the economy of the community where they live.