Objectives of the Project:
The overall objective of this consultancy is to offer core business Skills Training to targeted youth and to increase employment and earnings opportunities for targeted youths. The main beneficiaries of the project are the youth between 16 and 29 years of age, who are without jobs and have experienced extended spells of unemployment or who are currently working in vulnerable jobs. The level of education of targeted beneficiaries is up to Form 4.
Component 1 was to address the skills mismatch of youth by engaging training providers and private sector employers in offering training and work experience to targeted youth
Component 2 responds to the need for job creation with initiatives to help launch new business start-ups, improve the productivity and job creation potential of existing enterprises, and offer innovative approaches to helping hard-to-reach youth.
Component 3 plans to improve access to and the quality of labor market information.
Component 4 provides support for strengthening youth policy development, monitoring and evaluation, and management of the Project by the MPYG.