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

Joseph Magali
Christopher Mbagwa


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.

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