Increased employment of young women and men in leather sector through increased quality of technical and vocational trainings and small business support in SNNPR, Ethiopia, 2016-2017
- Identification number: 02/2016/02, 02/2017/02
- Total anticipated budget: 14 068 000 CZK
- Implementation period: 2016 - 2017
- Project location: Ethiopia
- Sector: Education
- Grant, public tender and budgetary measure within the project:
Grant: Improving the quality of vocational education in the production of leather products in Ethiopia
Implementation period: 2016 - 2017
Implementing partner: People in Need
Financial resources provided by CZDA in 2016: 6 000 000 CZK
Financial resources provided by CZDA in 2017: 7 000 000 CZK
The project aims to increase the employment of youth, both women and men, in leather sector in Ethiopia by improving technical vocational education and direct support in finding a job or start their own business with the special emphasis to people with disabilities in Wolayta and Gedeo Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia.
To 200 unemployed youth will be given a long-term and short-term training, counseling, life skill training and other practical skills. Successful graduates will be able to start their own business or to get a job in one of the leather enterprises. Among others, a siginificant number of women and people with disabilities will benefit from the project activities.