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Mentoring for change
According to UNDP-AFRICA, Africa’s youth population is growing rapidly and is expected to reach over 830 million by 2050. This presents a big opportunity for African development because it provides a large labor force. However, failure to provide quality education and employment opportunities to the youth may rob the continent of this potential and result in the increase of violence, robbery and terrorism. According to the World Bank, 40% of people who join rebel movements are motivated. Afflatus Africa has initiated the Passing On program to address this challenge by promoting learning, creating career guidance, and professional development through our soft skill training programs.
“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey. TPO is designed to bridge the skills gap between generations. It links young people with experts and seasoned professionals in an array of sectors. This mentorship program helps young people achieve their dreams and inspirations with a clear vision for their future careers.
The program is designed to support learning through effective communication, skillful prioritization, and linkages. Seasoned professionals get opportunity to share their stories, recommend best practices, and highlight internal and external challenges experienced in their professional journeys in order to support our young professional members who are ready to unveil their full potentials in the professional pathway they embark on