Mhub to train youth under Going Beyond-Partnering programme

Mhub is gearing up to start a youth training initiative through the project called Going Beyond-Partnering for a youth-led future

Mhub supports youth Training, Image: facebook
Mhub supports youth Training, Image: facebook

Malawi: Mhub is gearing up to start a youth training initiative through the project called Going Beyond-Partnering for a youth-led future. The programme is set to benefit almost 1,368 youths of the country.

The leaders have shared that the organization has been working for the overall benefit and development of the youngsters.

Mhub Chief Executive Officer, Elijah Mkandawire addressed the meeting of stakeholders on Friday in Lilongwe. He said the goal of the programme was to increase quality of life, resilience and to enhance agency and work opportunities.

They want to allow young women and men to participate in the economic development of their communities.

“In its first year the programme will train and support 30 young people as youth leaders to deliver digital inclusion and enterprise growth programme to their peers. We are planning to train 2,250 disadvantaged young people in digital and entrepreneurship skills, 70 percent of these people, will be young women,” he said

Mkandawire said their institution believes that youths are a powerful force for change and growth. hence their dedication to empower and train youth with entrepreneurial skills, providing them with the resources so that they become self-reliant.

“Many youths are struggling to get a job or to start a business because they lack entrepreneurship skills, with this project the youths will be able to acquire some knowledge and be productive citizens,” he said.

Lilongwe District Monitoring Officer, Blessings Makhiringa commended Mhub for the initiative for the youngsters. He claimed that the project would help the youth in the country to gain different skills and instil in them confidence, creativity and resilience needed to make a positive impact in the country

“This is a commendable exercise as young people are getting information on job opportunities and other services, this project will have a profound impact on their lives and it’s going to enable them to turn their passions into sustainable ventures and contribute to the community’s prosperity,” he said.