SOCIO –ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND SKILLING OF THE YOUTH
This strategic priority area is focusing on equipping the youth and young people with functional skills and income generating activities delivered through vocational training, supporting backyard farming and small scale open field agriculture; facilitating employment opportunities and supporting Village Saving and loan association/scheme (VSLA) activities. This component works to provide knowledge skills necessary for economic productivity and self reliance.
This priority area lays its operational strength under fulfillment of its main priority strategic objective; “To promote self reliance among the youth through skills development “for its fulfillment this is guided by two specific objectives
1. To promote youth employability and entrepreneurship skills for self reliance
This is realized through Vocational skills training among the youths, provision of start up kits to the youths, community sensitization on socio economic gender roles and responsibilities (marriage registration and certificate acquisition) and Provision of entrepreneurship and leadership trainings
2. To enhance life skills and knowledge for self reliance and sustainable development
This specific objectives is fulfilled through Supporting AGYW to attain both formal and informal education (adult literacy), Facilitating school based career guidance and life skills training for AGYW and Support to referral path way for GBV survivors as well as Organizing youth camps