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Tanzania - Plan UK
Place of the action: Tanzania
Title of the project in the original language: Partnership to enhance livelihoods and social inclusion of marginalised young people dependent on the informal economy
Applicant: Plan International UK
Co-applicants : Voluntary Service Overseas, Community Development and Relief Trust, Uhamasishaji Hifadhi Kisarawe, Vocational Training and Education Authourity
Total duration of the action: 36 months
Objective of the action:
To contribute to poverty reduction and social exclusion among vulnerable groups dependent on the informal sector in Tanzania.
To improve and increase opportunities for wage and self-employment among marginalised young men and women dependent on the informal sector in Dar es Salaam, Pwani, Morogoro, Lindi and Mtwara regions.
To improve economic empowerment among marginalised young men and women through meaningful participation and stronger linkages between youth groups, government and the private sector.
Wider community leadership and parents/guardians (around 18,200) will be targeted through community campaigns to promote their support for equal livelihood opportunities for marginalised young women and men, and an enabling environment for youth to participate in the action, who might otherwise face barriers due to social perceptions or gendered workloads.
Final beneficiaries: 9,100 young women and men
R1. 9.100 marginalised young men and women have improved market-relevant skills and knowledge
R2. Marginalised young women and men access financial services and employment opportunities
R3. Increased knowledge among young men, women, and employers of government policies and services, and of labour market information
R4. Marginalised young women and men are empowered to represent their interests in the labour market and government decision making processes
Contact person: Paola De Munari - Paola.DeMunari@plan-uk.org
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