The Foundation seeks to help reduce the unemployment rate in Nigeria through its Youth Empowerment Scheme. The scheme has been developed to help the youths through capacity building, skill acquisition and business grants support to help them start up or expand existing businesses.
Talented young people are been taken off the streets and are empowered through this scheme. Beneficiaries of the scheme are given the opportunities to be trained in their chosen vocations under an internship or apprenticeship arrangement. The Foundation also help some of this youth startup their own business by providing them with business grant to startup or expand existing businesses and organise entrepreneurial training for youths to gain knowledge about the local business environment, mentoring, and networking with other entrepreneurs
Below is recap of some of the youth empowerment interventions the Foundation has offered.
Trained 1134 youths on entrepreneurial capacity building
The Foundation has financed the business ideas of 36 startup youth entrepreneurs .
JAF has Partnered with International Women Society Skill Acquisition Center to sponsor 13 Youths to acquire skills such as Catering, Photography and Fashion Designing Skill Acquisition.
Foundation gave Support to Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI).
Foundation Supports CYFI Health Team.
The Foundation partnered with Favoured World to train 16 Youths to acquire different skills such as, Event Management, Catering and Fashion Designing
The Foundation partnered with Omoye Beauty Palace to train 15 Youths in the art of Makeup and Gele Tying