Youth & Work

263 million young people will lack an economic stake in the system by 2025.

African Development Bank Group

One of the four pathways of our Theory of Change is especially about youth. The ultimate aim of our holistic Youth & Work approach is to make youth self-reliant and ready for work. Help a Child offers:

  • Support of youth self-help groups and youth farmer groups
  • Agricultural vocational education and training (AVET)
  • Training on integrated farm planning (PIP)
  • Business and entrepreneurial skills training
  • Life skills training (including SRHR, social skills and nutrition)
  • Lobby and advocacy on youth rights, such as access to land, finance, information, and skills

Youth & Work Statistics 2019

31,386

Youth supported

365

Youth groups supported

Example projects