Swiss Foundation DROSOS and TIBU Morocco will work with Moroccan youth to improve employability.
Rabat – TIBU Morocco, in collaboration with the DROSOS Foundation, are launching the first Youth Employability Program for people in the NEET situation (Not in Education, Employment or Training) through a sports initiative called “Initiative Intilaka. “
The goals of the program were presented on Monday, June 10, at a conference in Casablanca. The main aim being the employability of young people between the ages of 18 and 25.
“Candidates must have a level of study ranging from first year of high school to the baccalaureate,” said Fyras Mawazini, regional director of the Drosos Foundation in North Africa.
“They must have a passion for sports, with athletic experience within an association or sports club, he added.
TIBU Morocco, is a non-profit association aiming to promote Basketball as a means of education and social integration. The association has been working to make Basketball a real option for youngsters by helping improve their situation along with promoting the practice of sport.
With the help of the Swiss DROSOS Foundation, young people and young adults to take control of their lives and make a positive contribution within their community. TIBU’s initiative hopes to have a significant impact on the lives of these young people.
The 3-year initiative hopes to provide training for 180 young people who would otherwise be excluded from the education system. The aim of the initiative is to assist them in securing work in the sporting industry.
After eight months of work-linked training, Moroccan youths selected for the program are given further support as they integrate into the sports job market. They will then be employed as sports coaches or set up small sport clubs.