Youth Apprenticeship Program – THE YOUTH IN GHANA A CHANCE
Youth unemployment is a big problem in Ghana. Above all poor, disadvantaged young people remain without perspective and hope. Especially young women without education and work are susceptible to premature pregnancies and the resulting poverty. Young men, on the other hand, run a greater risk of slipping into crime. The Youth Training Programme (YAP) gives these young people the opportunity to complete a three-year vocational training course in a craft trades with a state-recognised qualification. This training gives them an everyday life with structure and perspective for their future. Accompanying training courses in business management basics and in their health and social skills enable the young people to develop into qualified workers. With the official final examination in Ghana, they receive a state-approved professional license.