The Youth Resource Centre aims at engaging the Young Persons productively within their community. It was established by a collaboration with the
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with support from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) in 2004.
The Centre offers vocational skills trainings in
• Fashion and Design,
• Catering and Hotel Management,
• Hairdressing, Cosmetology and Bead Making,
• Computer/ICT and Secretarial Studies.
In addition to these, the Centre has a Counseling Unit.
The Counseling Unit offers lectures on social, psychosocial and health issues, organizes Business and Entrepreneurial trainings and holds personalized counseling sessions. There is also a Library for research purposes, Recreational facilities are also available at the Centre.
All these work to build capacity of In-and-Out of school youth. Graduates of the Centre have formed a Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI).
This is a club comprising of selected Peer Educator Trainers (PETs) who have been taught basic teaching techniques of Life skill, Reproductive Health, Human Trafficking and HIV/AIDS using UNICEF approved facilitators’ Guide and Workbook.