Youth Unemployment

Youth Unemployment

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Our Expertise & Services

Southern Africa Youth Project provides youth unemployment and employment services to adolescent girls and young women in cities, townships and rural areas.

Southern Africa Youth Project has its core established businesses to ensure that besides relying on donors it can also self-finance its activities. We encourage adolescent girls and young women between the ages of 18 – 25 to consider starting entrepreneurship. Through our programmes we ensure that they they are given more opportunities to do activities that are promoting entrepreneurship.

Promoting Unpaid Internships and Volunteering

Southern Africa Youth Project has been working with employers and non-profit organisations to create new work opportunities in the form of entrepreneurship. In this level we hope to give Adolescent Girls and young Women girls and young women work experience so that when they start their own businesses or find employment they are able to perform with Knowledge.

Creating Unpaid Opportunities

Southern Africa Youth Project through its 100 non-profit partners we are able to create unpaid internships through our corporate and non-profit clients so that these Adolescent Girls and young Women girls and young women will go on a daily basis and get experience whilst applying for better opportunities.

Career Guidance Programmes

Southern Africa Youth Project through its community development programs we are providing career guidance  to Adolescent Girls and young Women girls and young women to ensure that they are skilled enough to ensure that they choose the right skills and qualifications they would like to future their studies.

Providing Readiness Activities

Southern Africa Youth Project believes that in order to develop the best economically productive youth we need to ensure that we provide Adolescent Girls and young Women girls and young women with enough experience.

Financial Literacy Program

Southern Africa Youth Project provides financial literacy programmes for young people in order to prepare them to save, learn how to manage the expected income, expenses and how to spend carefully in tough and dry times

Our Work

Southern Africa Youth Project has been working with different partners such as non-profit organisations, companies, and government to address youth unemployment at community and grassroot level. We have provided solutions to dealing with the reasons why Adolescent Girls and young Women girls and young women are not able to find employment in cities, townships, and rural areas.

Challenges

  • Everyday a young person stays unemployed after completing high school, TVET college or university. When they stay more than two years without finding employment. Their chances of getting employment again may be minimal.
  • Every day adolescent girls and young women are looking for jobs however, they are not winning even in interviews.
  • Adolescent Girls and young Women girls and young women find themselves resorting to other means of survival such as crime because they are not able to feed themselves. We see Adolescent Girls and young Women girls and young women engaging in drugs and prostitution.
  • Adolescent Girls and young Women girls and young women start businesses and their businesses fails due to lack of skills, unprofessional, and poor contracts management. This is due to they started their businesses without prior preparation.

Meet Our Programmes Experts

Southern Africa Youth Project holds over 16 years of community development from 2015

Nancy Nghonyama

Strategic Parnterships Manager

Linah Ralepelle

Programmes Manager

Mulalo Nelukalo

Legal and Compliance Manager

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