Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: May 17th, 2019

Title of the Project      Enhancing Youth Employability through awareness and meaningful engagement

Location of the project  Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue phodrang, Bumthang, Mongar, Trashigang

Name of the applicant    Bhutan Jamchong Thuendrel Foundation

Duration of the project   12 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu 1,679,000.00

Objectives of the project             

  • Establish small multi skilled service business in partnership with TTIs
  • Highlight the opportunities of technical jobs as career choice to high school students through dialogue and presentations by technical experts
  • Compile youth aspirations during advocacy visits through questionnaires
  • Create a career counselling platform for mindset change towards technical jobs through the advocacy programs

Target groups/ final beneficiaries    8000 students in 12 schools, 3 TTIs

Estimated results           

  • Awareness created among 8000 students in 12 schools, 3 TTIs on vocational education
  • Collaborative partnership programs developed
  • Establishment of 2 small multi skilled service businesses
  • Mentoring support to business start ups
  • Advocacy materials
  • Compilation of youth aspirations

 Main activities 

  • Develop partnership with TTIs and High Schools
  • Present Road Shows
  • Educate and inform students of relevant labour market information
  • Establish multiskilled service businesses
  • Training & skill enhancement in collaboration with MoLHR