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                                   A new Project launched to empower youths!

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Youth Empowerment for Successful Transitions to Decent Work in Amhara and Somali Regions of Ethiopia/ RESET Plus/ project is launched to access safer and nondiscriminatory wage based employment opportunities for vulnerable young men and women aged from 15 to 29.

The project is targeted to benefit 4,500 Poor and marginalized young girls/women and boys/men to improve their income, reduced unemployment rate and improved functionality of one stop service.


RESET Plus project, financed by the European Union with a total budget of € 2.57 Million (82.3 million Birr), will be implemented in in Sekota Zuria, Zequala, Dehana & Gazgibla Woredas of Waghemra zone in Amhara region from 1/04/2018 to 30/10/2021.

ORDA-RESET Plus is to be implemented in Dehana & Gazgibla Woredas, whereas, Save the Children will work in Sekota Zuria & Ziquala woredas respectively with the same budget amounted € 1,128,489.16 each.

It’s indicated that being low skilled of youth, landlessness, limited employment and economic opportunities in rural areas, cultural, behavioral and attitude problems are the major causes. Hence, the project will create an enabling environment to transit youths to decent jobs/wage employment.


A launching workshop was held in Sekota town on 3 November 2018. Consortium members at ORDA, Save the Children and Oxfam GB and stakeholders from Waghemra Zone Administrative, Entrepreneurs, Woreda Children & Women Affairs, Micro & Small Enterprises and Youth 7 Sport office heads, Technical & Vocational Training Institutes participated & shared responsibilities to fruitfully achieve the project.

Ato Abebe Tekeba Waghemra Zone deputy administrator claimed " this project is a wonderful opportunity for jobless youths in the area. Hence, we are responsible as a government to achieve project goals." The deputy administrator eventually reminded to be fruitful to scale out in different areas.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 07 November 2018 11:32)

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