The livelihoods teams for the 17Y cycle have been announced! Once their training concludes, they will qualify as youth development facilitators. For the ten weeks following that, Echo teams one to six will, raise awareness on entrepreneurship, empowering young people in rural communities into developing sustainable and resilient business ideas in the face of environmental, social and economic challenges. Introducing the teams:
Echo 1 – Dodoma Isanga, Kilosa
Echo 2 – Ulaya Kibaoni, Kilosa
Echo 3 – Kihanga, Iringa Rural
Echo 4 – Kiponzelo, Iringa Rural
Echo 5 – Mgama, Iringa Rural
Echo 6 – Lumila, Iringa Rural
Following the excitement of the allocations, the teams reach a period of preparation for deployment. They will very soon be deployed to villages where they will start settling in to their homestays and getting to know the communities. Further update on the departure, as well as some first impressions to follow – stay tuned in the next few days!