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Your skill is the foundation of your profession project in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower and the World Food Programme (WFP)

National Project for Enhancing Youth Vocational Skills

As part of National Project for Enhancing Youth Vocational Skills, the 'Your Skill is the Foundation of Your Profession', which is implemented in collaboration between the Ministry of Manpower, the World Food Programme (WFP) and Qodra for Development and Technological Solutions for Education, aims to create job opportunities for young men and women for the age group between 18 and 35 years through technical education and vocational training on the following vocations: fashion design and sewing, mobile devices maintenance, plumbing, electricity, solar energy, computers maintenance, refrigeration and air conditioning as well as the basics of information technology communications, e-marketing, innovation, professional guidance, entrepreneurship and the creation of effective partnerships with the private sector. The latter can enhance their chances of getting a real and appropriate job opportunity in companies or starting their own business. The training includes consultation, guidance, knowledge sharing and skills development that qualify them to join the labour market.
Four workshops were held in the governorates of Beni Suef, Luxor, Qena and Sohag in December 2021 to introduce the objectives of the project, the action plan, implementation mechanisms and enhance the collaboration between the Qodra’s and the Ministry’s trainers.
During these workshops, Engineer Ayman Katamesh, Director of the Central Administration for Vocational Training of the Ministry of Manpower, Engineer Wael Qutb and Engineer Muhammad Abdel Hakim from the Central Administration for Training in the Ministry’s General Office as well as representatives of the Manpower Directorates and training centers of the above-mentioned governorates, have been present to represent the Ministry of Manpower. On behalf of WFP, The UN agency has been represented by Ms. Mariana Barsoum, Programme Officer at the Youth Empowerment and Education Unit, Mr. Milad Naguib and Mr. Mohamed Adlan, Programme Assistants at the Youth Empowerment and Education Unit and from Qodra, Dr. Nashwa Ayoub, Board Member and CEO and Sarah Ali, the project coordinator, attended all the workshops.