Promoting Employability of Youth, specifically young Women, in technical professions
Period: November 2021 - September 2023
Partner(s): EU, GIZ, Norad, KOICA, sasol, Quoniam, Particip
Project Country: Kenya (4 counties)
Beneficiaries: 720+ trainees
The E4D programme promotes local employment and addresses skills gaps in seven countries by building the capacities of jobseekers, employees, enterprises and training institutions.
E4D's target groups include economically disadvantaged populations, such as women and youth. A key priority of the programme is the promotion of green jobs, which are - according to the United Nations - jobs that contribute to preserving or restoring environmental quality.
Promotion of Youth Employment and Vocational Training in Kenya
Period: February 2021 - July 2024
Partner(s): MoE, KfW, GIZ, NIRAS
Project Country: Kenya (3 counties)
Beneficiaries: 360+ trainees & 40+ trainers
The Kenyan-German Cooperation for Youth Employment is to boost youth employment by offering industry-oriented technical and vocational training in close cooperation with the private sector.
As a start three public Technical Training Institutes (TTIs) in the greater Nairobi area will be upgraded to form a network of specialised Centres of Excellence in the technical areas of Industrial Mechatronics, Automotive Mechatronics and Automotive Bodybuilding / Welding.
Improving Productivity and Marketability through Capacity Building of Coffee Farmers in Kenya
Period: December 2020 - November 2023
Partner(s): DEG (KfW), KENYACOF
Project Country: Kenya (12 counties)
Beneficiaries: 46,000 coffee farmers & 230,000 dependants
A joint project with the focus on increasing the current production of quality coffee by 2023 through capacity building on farm management, certifications (Rainforest Alliance + Fairtrade), nurseries management to 46,000 coffee farmers including women and youth.