SEDUG programme to assist unemployed youth in WR

Economics Entrepreneurship Unemployed
Economics Entrepreneurship Unemployed

Ms Alice Ama Darko, Chief Executive Officer of Cirilo Enterprise Consult has noted the need for the youth to embrace life skills as a stop gap measure to the growing unemployment situation in the country.

She said such life skills offered lasting business opportunities and made one independent rather than assuming and anticipating non-existent white-collar jobs.

Ms Darko was speaking during a Bootcamp and orientation for 20 unemployed graduates within the Western Region under the Skills and Entrepreneurship Development Programme for Unemployed Graduates (SEDUG).

The Cirilo Enterprise Consult is a business consultancy firm and social enterprise organization.
The SEDUG would give unemployed graduates skills set and entrepreneurship capabilities to enable them set up and run their own businesses and get a livelihood.

The 20, formed the first batch and would receive training in various trade areas such as fashion Design, shoe manufacture, web design, mobile App development, solar systems installation, and Agricultural production and Agribusiness.

She said the group would be taken through six months of skills training and two months of business incubation after which they would be supported to set up their businesses and receive post-training mentorship.

The group at the orientation were exposed to the expertise of various stakeholders and experts to prepare them for the journey ahead in the world of Business.

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