SKILLS, WORK & LIVELIHOOD

Unemployment is an urgent and complex challenge affecting society, the economy and governance globally. To address these critical issues, GEM is working with relevant stakeholders to increase and improve young women access to financial services, financial literacy and entrepreneurship and employment skills training towards the economic empowerment of girls and young women. Our programs aim at exposing girls and young women to the world of work which increases their confidence and helping them become financially independent.

 

Vocational Skills

 

We man-power girls on various trade and vocational crafts and careers usually based on manual practical various training that will enable them to be creative and generate income through self-employment and so become self-reliant. We facilitate vocational training on making of Pomade, Beads, Detergents,  Disinfectant and baking, catering, decoration etc. This is to help the girls and women find work in their communities.

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Financial Literacy

 

Financial literacy is the foundation of one’s relationship with money, and it is a lifelong journey of learning. A strong foundation of financial literacy can help support various life goals, such as saving for education or retirement, using debt responsibly, and running a business.

Girls Education Mission International financial literacy program gives girls the ability to understand and effectively use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing.  We help girls and young women become financially literate and able to navigate the challenging but critical waters of personal finance. Through our financial literacy trainings, girls learn variety of important financial skills and concepts that leaves them generally less vulnerable to financial fraud.

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Digital Skills

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) had much promises as empowering tools for young people to learn, thrive and grow. Girls and young women are always asking questions on how to have timely and easy access to Information and opportunities about Education, Job opportunity, Agriculture and Health. Girls Education Mission International digital skill program facilitate practical digital literacy trainings for girls and young women as essential tool socio-economic empowerment and civic engagement.

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Employability Skills

Employability Skills known as the transferable skills needed to make girls and young women ‘employable. Girls are taught skills we believe will equip them to carry out their role as employees to the best of their ability. For us at Girls Education Mission International, our employability skills approach depends on  girls knowledge, skills, and attitudes and how they can use those assets, and how to present them to employers.

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