Youth Resource Center

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.