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100 Youth Undertake Pre-Departure Training

100 Youth Undertake Pre-Departure Training

The Youth Fund has conducted a pre-departure training for 100 youth who have secured jobs in Afghanistan, Qatar and Bahrain. The training took place on 16th and 17th September 2016 at the Fund’s offices in Upperhill. The youth will take up jobs in the food service industry and some will work as electricians.

The training was conducted in partnership with the recruiting agency Silver ray, and Dynacop Ltd which will employ some of the youth. The youth were taught on saving and investments, culture, job contract and how to access Consular and Embassy services.

The Youth Fund Ag. CEO Emmanuel Odero congratulated the youth for securing the jobs abroad. He urged them to work hard and diligently. He said that the Youth Fund is committed to supporting youth gain meaningful opportunities that will help them gain economic independence. He reminded them to fly the Kenyan flag high and to invest back at home.

The Youth Fund through its Youth Employment Scheme Abroad (YESA) program facilitates youth to obtain jobs in foreign market by working closely with accredited recruiting agencies and relevant government ministries. The Fund conducts pre-interviews and pre-departure trainings. The Youth Fund has so far facilitated over 20,000 youth to access jobs in the international market.

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