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Phakama!
Youth Activation Programme

programme overview

Phakama! Youth Activation Programme reignites passion and provides opportunities for unemployed youth between 17 and 35. It offers personal and professional development training and computer training. It allows participants to choose a technical skill from one of three streams: accounting technicians training, barista training, or sewing skills. The programme aims to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue further education, training, or employment.


The Challange

Unemployment

High youth unemployment rates in Langa require urgent attention.

Education Access

Youth face barriers to accessing further education and training opportunities.

Low Employability

Unemployed youth lack essential skills sought by employers.

Financial Barriers

Economically disadvantaged youth need more opportunities and support.

DIGITAL DIVIDE

Youth need to gain basic computer skills and digital literacy.

SKILLS GAP

There is a mismatch between industry requirements and youth skills.

LACK OF CONFIDENCE

Youth need to gain self-confidence and belief in their abilities.

SOCIAL EXCLUSION

Youth feel isolated without a supportive environment for collaboration and networking.

CORE ACTIVITIES

Personal development

Youth are provided with the necessary soft skills to succeed in employment or further education.

These include perseverance, grit, communication, time management, problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity.

Computer training

Youth are taught basic computer skills vital for success in employment and further education.

These foundational skills encompass various areas, including Basic Computer Operations, Word and PowerPoint.

Professional development

Youth are provided with the necessary skills to succeed professionally, including interview skills, job readiness, CVs and workplace etiquette.

TECHNICAL TRAINING

Participants are equipped with industry-appropriate technical training in either sewing, barista or accounting skills.

KEY OUTCOMES

  • Enhanced employability

  • Digital literacy and computer skills

  • Technical skill acquisition

  • Reignited passion and motivation

  • Pathways to further education and training

  • Improved mental well-being

ULTIMATE IMPACT

  • Economic empowerment

  • Social inclusion and cohesion

  • Skill development and human capital

  • Sustainable development

  • Empowered youth leaders

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Just Grace is a non-profit company with the overarching objective of poverty alleviation in Langa, Cape Town.

Please Note: Just Grace NPC
only operates in Langa, Cape Town.


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