WYAA Trains Kibera Youth in Beading

Ten youth from the sprawling Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya benefited from beading skills courtesy of the World Youth Alliance. The dignity project organized by WYAA intern Sylvia Omina, an was aimed at tackling unemployment among the youth through skills training and directing small businesses in the community towards achieving sustainability. The participants were drawn from Nairobi Ngoma -a youth group in Kibera aimed to equip the youth to serve the community to achieve sustainable community development, enhance behavior change and create awareness on social and economic issues affecting the community. Introduction of beadwork training brings to the group a new income generating activity.