GOYN eThekwini: March 2022 Newsletter

GOYN is being piloted in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, and is implemented by anchor partner Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator in partnership with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) Accenture and Youth Build South Africa to elevate youth voices and include youth in solutions for unemployment. Read More

Unlocking the Creative Economy for Youth Employment

Youth employment is undoubtedly one of the most discussed and important issues for governments, educators, private sector, and development actors around the world. All too often however, the jobs that are available and recommended for young people are not leveraging their talents nor their aspirations and interests. The key drivers… Read More

GOYN eThekwini: Market Intelligence Report

The unemployment rate in South Africa is the highest in the world. At 29% unemployment; the country is almost six times higher than the global unemployment average. Youth contribute disproportionately to the high unemployment count; 57% of South Africa’s unemployed are aged between 16 and 24. In eThekwini… Read More

Mombasa County Youth Covid-19 Survey

Mombasa county has witnessed an alarming increase in youth unemployment and economic vulnerability since the onset of COVID-19. Even before the pandemic, Mombasa had experiencedyouth unemployment rates at close to 44%. A steep slow-down in economic activity produced by stringent lockdown measures and restricted access to education and training, mean… Read More

COVID-19 Learning Brief 

The global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has not only impacted health, lives, and economies, but also the labour market and the education sector. Governments, policymakers, private sector groups, trade unions, and other stakeholders are attempting to respond to rapidly changing circumstances.Collation of information for this brief is a collaboration between GDI,… Read More

GOYN eThekwini: Healthcare Landscape Assessment

South Africa’s health system is plagued by numerous systemic challenges, inhibiting its ability to support the country’s demand for health-related services. As with other facets of South African society in 2020, access to and allocation of healthcare resources is quite unequal. The disparities in the distribution of human resources in… Read More

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