Skills for Success creating opportunities
for Youth

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela

Our Projects Include

Skills for Success

The International Youth Foundation in partnership with Google has implemented the “Skills for Success programme in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The skills for success programme aims to address the employability component identified by organisations –¬† the programme will support learners during their transition from learning institutions into the workforce with career guidance and job placement.

Skills for Success

This initiative will provide a thousand learners across Sub-Saharan Africa¬† specifically South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria with the opportunity to participate in the “Google IT Support professional certificate”. These learners will receive additional life skills training that will make them more sought after in the current job market and secure future job placement in entry-level positions for IT and technical industries.

Skills for Success

The International Youth Foundation is working closely with Department of Education and registered TVET Colleges in South Africa as well as ACWICT in Kenya and YTF in Nigeria to implement the programme for our youth and help influence workforce training systems that promote digital fluency in response to market needs.