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Innovative Approach to Inclusion of Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Youth, Particularly Young Women, into Employment Opportunities through VET Outreach Program

Plan Int grant project
Year
2019
Type
Grant
Location
Ilemela, Tanzania
Lead applicant
Plan International Belgium
Co-applicants
Vocational Education and Training Authority
Amani Girls Home
Small Industries Development Organization

Summary

The overall objective is to contribute to disadvantaged and vulnerable youth’s, particularly young women’s, improved employability and inclusive access to the labour market.

Specific objectives are: 

  1. to pilot the transferability of innovative strategies, conducive towards improved market-relevant skills and sustainable employment for disadvantaged and vulnerable youth, particularly young women;
  2. to contribute to an enabling environment for disadvantaged and vulnerable youth, particularly young women, towards improved employability and inclusive access to the labour market.

Target groups: 400 disadvantaged and vulnerable youth, particularly young women (aged 15-24); 800 parents/guardians; 80 members of Youth Forums; 20 master craftspersons; 10 Vocational Education and Training Authority outreach instructors; 4 Community Resource Persons; 20 private sector partners; 20 caregivers; 80 district and community leaders

Expected results

Targeting disadvantaged and vulnerable youth, particularly young women...

... of which 400 access and complete VET through an innovative, inclusive and market-driven outreach program.
…of which 300 transition successfully from VET to sustainable and inclusive formal and informal labour market opportunities and receive access to financial services.
…of which 300 benefit from sustained and continuous learning support.
…of which 300 are empowered to represent their interests vis-à-vis the private sector and through public decision-making processes, while transferable innovative good practices are identified and disseminated.