In addition, most graduates report a significant increase in their income. This has an impact not just on their own lives, but on their whole family. That’s because the average family in Guinea-Bissau has seven people and only one primary income earner.
We believe that people living in poverty are ready and able to work for a brighter future. They don’t need a handout – they need an opportunity.
And job skills training creates opportunity. It activates human potential. It bridges the gap between poverty and self-sufficiency. Its impact lasts a lifetime.