YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

It's In The Doing...

PILLAR:

 

PURPOSE:

COMMUNITY NEED BEING
FULFILLED:

MAIN SERVICE
OFFERING(S):

FREQUENCY OF ACTIVITIES:

TARGET GROUP(S):

TARGETED
NUMBER OF BENEFICIARIES:

Youth Empowerment

To prepare youth for employment through meaningful, work ready development
programmes

The need for youth to be employable or equipped to set up and run their own
small business

 

1. Work 4 A Living (W4aL) job readiness training (structured programme)

2. Online courses at E- Café
3. STEP programme to run the Work 4 A Living program at employer’s premises4. 4. General training initiatives focused on computer literacy and other skills

Monthly structured programme
 

Unemployed youth and community members

 

 Min of 20 students per month

100

​Work 4 a Living Training:

A work readiness skills development programme directed at school leavers, unemployed and other adults, where we train them in CV writing, interview and job search skills, understanding of corporate culture, the pitfalls of a poverty mind set and entitlement attitude, basic business skills introduction, budgeting and work ethics Graduates are put forward for interviews and several have found employment Work 4 a Living has expanded its offering by introducing an e café concept, which allows users to register for a wide range of online work readiness skills-based courses and learn
at their own pace.

Financial literacy and budgeting:
Adhoc workshops on budgeting and other financial skills are run by private financial institutions

Enterprise Development:

An entrepreneurial programme focusing on mentoring and training of a group of entrepreneurs as part of the JWCC Enterprise Development Project with the ultimate aim of developing entrepreneurs and creation of potential employment opportunities