LIVELIHOODS DEVELOPMENT

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Livelihoods development

Lack of practical employable skills is the root cause for increased unemployment and poverty among vulnerable women and youth in Uganda. Women and youth account 50% of the national population but they are the least served. This kind of situation increases their level of vulnerability to exploitation, Gender and sexual violence, drug abuse and prostitution and HIV/ADS infections. 

AFHI provides the following services;

  • Train youth and women in livelihoods and entrepreneurship skills.
  • Link youth and women to government and private sector to access financial and non financial assistance.
  • Provide vocational hands on skills for jobs and income creation
  • Support formation of Village savings and Loan Associations(VSLA).
  • Create market linkages for their products through private sector engagement.
  • Train in start and improve your business (SIYB)
  • Train on gender service responsiveness.
  • Train in entrepreneurship skills.

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