Absorption of Youth into Sustainable Employment is a priority: Currently the number of youths that is being formally trained and released into the economy is much higher than the capacity of the formal employment sectors ability to absorb. Added to the already high number of uneducated youths that are unemployed this has led to an alarmingly high rate of youth unemployment. Entrepreneurship is a key strategy to absorbing those that are not formally employed into self-employment through start up enterprise support and activities.


Increase girls’ sense of self-worth.
Improve girls’ perspective toward education, career and business.
Help girls develop and define their short-term and long-term goals.
Provide them with positive support and encouragement.
Help them become self-sufficient, motivated adults.