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RA designs targeted interventions focused on workforce and leadership development for out-of-school youth. It partners with technical experts in the formal and informal sector, and academics to conducts pre-employment trainings, mentorship sessions, and apprenticeship opportunities to youth joining the world of work today. RA emphasizes soft and practical skills, innovation (through entrepreneurship), and creates a platform that connects youth to meaningful employment. The organization designs/builds programs that cater to;

  • Pre-employment support through the employment center where youth in the formal sector receive technical and administrative support to kick start and build their careers.
  • Coaching/training youth on pre-employment needs, tactics, and strategies for how to get jobs
  • Creating initiatives that invest in technical and vocational training, and start-up opportunities for young adults from the informal sector to gain 6 months experience while learning skills on the job
  • Developing and sharing lists of jobs/fellowships/volunteer opportunities/seed grants/scholarships/etc and placing them in youth spaces for easy access by the youth
  • Designing 21st-century training modules/curriculums on professional positioning; soft skills enhancement, teamwork, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, and basic human resources culture to supplement job-specific training needed for the workplace in the formal & informal sector. Training content puts emphasis on; soft skills enhancement, teamwork, critical thinking, and basic human resources culture to supplement job-specific training needed for the workplace
  • Connecting/link young people to apprenticeship and job opportunities outside of RA

This has been done through programs and activities such as: