There is no scarcity of initiatives to address youth unemployment in Uganda. The Ugandan government has set out several strategic plans and initiatives to tackle the issue. Despite Government job creation efforts, the youth employment challenge has hardly diminished. Part of the NRM Manifesto is the will to address unemployment with more focus on Skills development especially among the youth. The Purple Skills Klinic Foundation is here to address these issues and offer solutions to existing problems facing youth unemployment in Uganda.
Douglas Lwanga is an award winning Television host. He has hosted youth Entertainment TV and Radio shows for over 11years. This has earned him a huge youthful following both online (1,500,000 Million followers on all his social media platforms combined) and offline.
Douglas has mobilized youth to turn up for several of his events he dubbed “The Purple Party events” and would use the same mobilization abilities of his teams to Skill the youth of Uganda.
a) 80% of the Skills Training beneficiaries will use acquired skills to engage in income-generating activities formally or informally.
d) Beneficiaries will be able to use course completion certifications provided by Skills Klinic Foundation to add value to their curriculum vitae and enable wider career opportunities.
e) We expect to skill over 30,000 youth annually in all our workshops.