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SAY - (SKILLING A YOUTH) project

we shall equip the with skills and information

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EXPLAIN YOUR IDEA

my idea is equipping the youth with skills like shoe making,home made bakery,making candles,making shoe polish,making liquid and bar soap,making beads,making crochet etc. This is going to be done from community to community which i have called COMMUNITY MOBILE SKILLS SCHOOL.We shall mobilize youth and form youth groups called SAY.These groups will comprise of 30 youth regardless of their gender,education level and profession.This will give an opportunity to those who dropped out or never went to school to participate and benefit in this project.The first we shall do is equipping these youths with the above skills of which they can use to create their own jobs or work for some one for a time being.we shall give them a period of six months to implement the skills with our support either implementing as a group or as individuals.Then we go back and train them in Savings concept ,this will help them to save the little many they get from their income.After training them in the savings concept and they start saving,we train them in SPM (selection,planning and Management) of businesses.This concept helps them to identify best business that can work for them.In this concept there is a component of Enterprenuership.we are trying to solve the problem of lack of work related information and skills among the youth most especially the vulnerable ones.This has resulted into lack of jobs among the youth in Uganda.

WHO BENEFITS?

The beneficiaries will be strictly youth ,they will get skills which will help them start up their own jobs or compete for them.They will get business ,savings skills and information as part of the empowerment.

TELL US MORE ABOUT YOU

iam an organization which run youth empowerment programs within communities.iam working with other youth led organizations like Naguru Teenage and information center,UWOPED an organization which targets young women and women.iam based in uganda working in three districts.

WHERE WILL YOUR IDEA BE IMPLEMENTED?

  • Uganda

EXPERIENCE IN IMPLEMENTATION COUNTRY(IES)

  • Yes, for more than one year.

EXPERTISE IN SECTOR

  • I’ve worked in a sector related to my idea for over a year

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Its a great opportunity for the youth to get skills  and information and a few of them who are involved agriculture can benefit alot from that project.

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Hi Ofwono, great to have you onboard! We notice your post is currently unpublished. Was this your intention? Publishing your post early is a great way to get feedback and develop your idea before the deadline. If you decide you'd like your idea to be visible and considered for the next phase of our Challenge, you can publish it by hitting the Publish Entry up there at the top of your post. Or update it first by hitting the Edit Contribution button. Looking forward to seeing more of you in conversations across this challenge.