Awards: What awards or honors has your solution received, if any?
Prix" Innove4Africa" reçu à Dakar au Sénégal comme Fellow2014
Tell us about your partnerships
To date we are in partnership with the Ministry of National Education and Literacy (MENA) and the Regional Directorate for Youth, Vocational Training and Employment Centre (DRJFPE Centre).
* Partnership with the MENA provides us with educational materials and school supplies for our students each school year.
* With DRJFPE Centre, are already preparing training (practical phase) because it will be with us on the technical side.
* Note also that other partnerships will be forged in the coming days (social action ministry of justice, UNESCO ...)
Challenges: What challenges might hinder the success of your project and how do you plan to overcome them?
The financial partners in the program. To convince them, we will invite them to the start of the program and involve them as much as possible while keeping them informed of the progress of the first training session. Then they will participate in the presentation of certificates ... We think that after that they will be willing to commit to finance projects.
How does your idea help young people create bright futures and improve opportunities for meaningful and long-term careers?
During detention, many will promise to create a better future for themselves. For this they are already thinking about the projects they will realize later. Unfortunately, they lack training and credibility to financial institutions. We would give them a chance, an opportunity to write their business plan, to turn to other occupations, to abandon the street and become entrepreneurs. They will be living testimonies, peers to other prisoners and in turn recruit other young people and promote the fight against unemployment as well as that against crime in Burkina Faso.
Intervention Focus: Identify which of the following best explain key parts of your solution
Job Creation, Education - Curricular, Professional Development, Apprenticeship, Entrepreneurship, Training/Skill Development, Financing.
Do you have separate programs or initiatives that target the following types of populations?
Marginalized/Minority, Girls/Women, Disabled (physical/mental).
Does your project utilize any of the innovative design principles below? Select a theme below that most applies to your work. If none of them do, no problem, you can skip this question.
Put Young People in Charge: provide the experiences and skills needed to be resilient, creative, and take action
Is your project targeted at solving any of the following key barriers? Select a theme below that most applies to your work. If none of them do, no problem, you can skip this question.
Lack of youth empowerment