Fostering Market-Based Employment Opportunities for Women and Youth

Implementation Partners

Opportunities Industrialization Centres Ethiopia (OICE)


Provision of integrated/comprehensive services to youth and women including skills development on identified market-relevant training areas (e.g., tailoring, hairdressing, solid waste management/recycling), business development services, employability/soft skills training, entrepreneurship training, and facilitation of access to finance and market linkages to create sustainable jobs. The training areas are prioritised based on rapid assessment conducted by OICE and the coordinated labour market assessment conducted by Addis Ababa TVET Agency.

Liway’s Role

Co-creating the business model, cost-sharing for the pilot, technical assistance.