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Improving access to VET and employability among the marginalized and vulnerable youth in Mandera County

Kenya Red Cross Society
Year
2019
Type
Grant
Location
Mandera, Kenya
Lead applicant
Kenya Red Cross Society
Co-applicants
County Government of Mandera
Mandera Technical Training Institute

Summary

The overall objective of the action is to increase employability of vulnerable and marginalized youth in Mandera County.

Specifically, the action will:

  1. increase access to market driven vocational education for marginalized and vulnerable youth and
  2. increase employability of targeted youth and women
  3. increase awareness on the value and opportunities of vocational and opportunities of vocational training.

Target groups: 600 youth + 15 entreprises/businesses

Expected results

  1. Entreprise based vocational education and training are established and strengthened to provide accessible market driven vocational educational courses
  2. Youth access market relevant vocational training opportunities
  3. Youth are linked to employment opportunities