The Minister of Sports, Youth &Tourism Hon Ali Said Raygal presided over a graduation ceremony held for over 210 youth who have graduated with special skills from HAVAYOCO technical training Project.
Hon Ali Said Raygal speaking during the graduation lauded HAVAYOCO for initiating innovative projects with the purpose of preparing the youth for job market with the necessary skills that empower them with life planning skills and knowledge of positive planning.
The head of HAVAYOCO Vocational education and training Project Mr. Jimacle Yusuf said that the project has mainly benefited youth from Maroodi Jeeh and Awdal regions and that the organization has helped youth to set up small scale businesses so as to enhance employment.
Mr Jimacle said that an increased number of young people are currently participating in different vocational training activities and improving on their capacity building through mainstreaming sustainable training skills in various programs.
“It is anticipated that by the end of the project period, there will be realization of positive living and reduced levels of dependency among young people in project Regions”, said Mr Jimcale.
Among those attending the function were the minister of fisheries and marine resources Hon Abdillahi Jama Osman (Geeljire) and the assistant minister of education for Higher learning.
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