Africa Skills Hub is partnered with Canada World Youth to create the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Initiative (WELI), funded in part by Global Affairs Canada.
The project seeks to address COVID-19 challenges through a youth-centred and gender-responsive economic empowerment approach. This Project consists of a three-prolong approach mainly- Covid & SGBV Advocacy, Entrepreneurship Scale Up, and Access to Markets Initiative.
Africa Skills Hub (ASH) is a youth employment and business incubator that aims to build skilled Africa youth as agents of change using a social enterprise paradigm that involves the application of disruptive approaches to community and grassroots development using online and offline tools.
Africa Skills Hub is the implementation organization that will deliver various activities in Ghana and Senegal for the WELI project.
Canada World Youth is an international organization dedicated to the empowerment of young people. CWY collaborates with partners in Canada and around the world to create transformative learning experiences focused on building knowledge and leadership skills through participation in sustainable community-driven projects.
CWY is the lead organization that will provide technical oversight of the WELI project.
Global Affairs Canada is the department of the Government of Canada that manages Canada's diplomatic relations, promotes international trade and provides consular support. It leads international development, humanitarian, and peace and security assistance efforts.
Global Affairs Canada is the funding organization supporting the WELI project.