British Council Jobs for Youth Bootcamp

The Jobs for Youth – Migration and Employment Project was a 12-month project funded by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) under the auspices of the Programme for Sustainable Economic Development (PSED) and implemented by British Council in Accra, Kumasi and Sunyani from December 2018 to November 2019.

The project provided support to unskilled young men and women, including returning migrants, and enabled them to create employment opportunities for themselves and others which will lead to sustainable livelihoods in Ghana.  The project was designed to connect, train, mentor and promote local enterprises.

Key outputs of the project were provision of entrepreneurship training to 3,200 young Ghanaians between 18 – 35 years, provision of business incubation and acceleration services respectively to 400 and 90 young Ghanaian businesses, respectively, hosting of six SME Trade festivals, an SME training, incubation and acceleration toolkit for use by hubs and entrepreneurs as well as support for the development enterprise incubators and accelerators to deliver enterprise training, incubation and acceleration.

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