Ripple Effect

Youth skills

Africa’s population is young, but underemployed. More than half the young people in East Africa are out of work, with women in rural areas and 18-20 year-olds the worst affected.

46,000 young people gained experience in land conservation, poultry raising and honey production in our 3-year Building Resilience and Opportunities for Youth project in Wolayita, Ethiopia.

Developing young people’s work skills

Helping young people to create their own work

Building employment market opportunities

“Life was bad for me before I did the apprenticeship. Now I like everything about my life. My dream is to design and build my own motorcycle.”

Batte Joachim, Uganda

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