Sport  Liberia Project #33942

Youth Development through Football

by Football to Develop Destitute (FODEDE)
Youth Development through Football


FODEDE Project is one simple way of raising vulnerable children above problems and giving them exceptional knowledge. The convenience and outcomes of these training with the society make the project very incomparable. Carpentry, Phone/Electronic, Tailoring, baking, cosmetology, Permaculture, and sports are jobs that any child can do with pride. It creates opportunities for employment, poverty reduction, and continuous education and helps reduce the 85% unemployment plaque in Liberia.

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Children in Liberia today face tremendous challenges securing productive work in the short, medium and long-term to lead their own lives due to a huge missed out chances and educational gaps: Schools in Liberia do not adequately prepare young people for the realities of the modern workplace; job training programs often do not result in meaningful opportunities to learn and practice useful skills in workplace setting; thus the employment fate of young people is often dependent patronage,


The biggest needs are the high rate of unemployment at 85% resulting to high poverty rate face by our people especially the youth; from all indications, the support for vocational education is the cornerstone for the reduction of poverty and youth development. Once the woman acquires vocational and life skills training, the following can be achieved; It will bridge the gap of non-skills attainment of the underprivileged youth through provision of vocational education as a means of empowerment

Long-Term Impact

The project seeks to inculcate the social norms and values in delinquent youth group by developing a sense of responsibility and good conduct amongst them. It will enhance the chances of employability as well as promote self-employment and entrepreneurship among them. Liberia's post-conflict environment has led to several socioeconomic situations and problems in Liberian including high unemployment especially from the youth populace, poverty, inadequate technical vocational education training.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).


Organization Information

Football to Develop Destitute (FODEDE)

Location: Gardnersville - Liberia
Football to Develop Destitute (FODEDE)
Wallace G. Weiah
Project Leader:
Wallace G. Weiah
Gardnersville , Liberia

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