The project is a gender sensitive vocational skill development initiative that seeks to empower young people with practical knowledge and vocational skills of carpentry and woodwork to find solutions to challenges youth lack of skills/experience, un-employment, youth crime, among socio-economic injustices by acquiring skills training in delivering vocational services . This contributes to innovation and positive life choices like seeking decent work towards fighting youth employment. The project will host extended learning/training and information dissemination in fighting against other community crises like HIV/AIDS, environmental protection and food security to young people. It shall host outreach activities to disseminate information and increase access open forums and building a platform for open discussion about sexuality/HIV/Reproductive Health Rights.
How ‘HNYP is to address the community problem.
• HNYP shall Consult and involve relevant community groups, including children/youth in deign, programming, education
‘Wood works for Vocational skill Development among OVCs’ s project will focus of the lack of practical skills development opportunities for gaining knowledge and experience in order to avert the consideration that young people are a risk on the job which leads to prejudice and discrimination. For example, young people fail to find jobs without experience yet you can not have experience with out a job. It’s a 2:2 approach. Fear of rejection isolates the marginalized and most vulnerable especially the OVCs and un-employed youth which increases their vulnerability to youth crime, un-employment and stress which makes it more difficult to access help, information and sustainable earnings. Human rights are violated as young people are deprived of their inherent right to decent work, have access to education and participation in decision making, leadership, and be treated with dignity and respect. In these ways, negative impact of youth challenges is compounded
Target Audience -Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs)
-School Dropouts and street children
Location: KISORO, Uganda