The influence of youth economic empowerment project on employability of youth in Tanzania: a case of Ilala Municipality

  • Joseph Magali
  • Christopher Mbagwa
Keywords: Youth employability; vocational training; savings and credits; startup tools; Tanzania

Abstract

The study assessed the influence of a youth economic empowerment projects on youth employability in Ilala Municipality in Dar es Salaam region-Tanzania. The specific objectives of the study were to examine the role of training, the contribution of savings and credit facilities and start-up tools provision on the employability of youth. The study used a stratified and random sampling techniques to select 121 youths for a survey. The data were analyzed using descriptive and multiple regression analysis. The findings showed a significant and positive relationship between the role of training, the contribution of savings and credit facilities, and the role of start-up tools provision on youth employability in Ilala municipality. The study, therefore, recommends that, for promoting youth employability in Tanzania, the government, NGOs and projects should provide training and start-up tools to youth. Furthermore, the stakeholders should facilitate capital access to youth by empowering the savings and credits groups.

Published
2022-10-27
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2665-0681
print ISSN: 2546-2180