Preparing Youth for the Labour Market

Partner: Edukans
Country: Peru
Start date: 01/04/2009
Project type: Entrepreneurship
Project reach: 1347 direct beneficiaries

Together with the Edaprospo program of Edukans, the GSRD Foundation prepares youth for the labor market using vocational and skills training.

The Edukans project reaches out to high school youth in the province of Junin, Peru. The education program is modified according to the wishes and needs addressed by the students. The Edukans project counts 1300 participating students and 47 teachers in a total of 47 schools throughout Junin. By following this education program young people will learn entrepreneurial skills and set up a sustainable project plan.

Edukans is a Dutch development organization that supports educational initiatives in the developing world with an emphasis on vocational training. Edukans sees education as the most important vehicle for social mobility. Read more about Edukans.