Central Equatoria State, News

WES launches youth project

By Victor Mangu

Western Equatoria state Ministry of General Education and Instruction has launched a project to reduce unemployment and boost youth livelihoods.

The project aims at strengthening the gender-responsive Technical Vocational Education and Training system in South Sudan.

Implemented by Finn Church Aid in partnership with UNESCO, the training is expected to take six weeks.

It is under the strengthening TVET for youth employment and livelihood enhancement.

The project aims to empower the youth through livelihood skills and improve their future.

Speaking on behalf of the governor, Christopher Benjamin said the government has been going through so many crises, leaving Youth empowerment projects unsupported.

The Director General at the National level for Teaching Vocational Education Training, Gibson Waru, called on the youth to join the training and work for a better future.

Education program coordinator for Western Equatoria State, Mr. Okello Dominic Oliha, urged community leaders to support the youth in completing the six-month training in Yambio.




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