Samsung Real Dreams
The SRD program was building on the successful implementation of a two year youth employability program in which over 1,200 young people had been recruited and trained. The young women targeted by the program has at least completed high school education, unemployed, Basic Computer knowledge and with demonstrated ability and motivation to complete the training.
360 young women aged 18-35 years from the informal settlements/slums of Nairobi, Kenya recruited and equipped with technical skills (including BPO-ITES) and life skills for employability coupled with internship and entrepreneurship training.
(70%) of the young women trained placed into jobs and entrepreneurial ventures six months after graduating from the program,
720 more people from family and friends reached and impacted by the program;
Program Duration: 2 years: January 2009 – December 2010
Young Women Trained