The project is funded by the Sawiris Foundation to be implemented during the period of May 2014 through October 2014. Only the first phase of the project was completed by handing over 21 sewing machines and 15 tricycles.
“No to Unemployment” Project is part of a long series of Sadat Association’s successes over 10 years of work in Menofia governorate which includes; providing job opportunities for young people and breadwinner households and reduction of unemployment rate by providing the target groups with kiosks, tricycles, sewing machines, and earth diggers for agricultural purposes.
The project aims to provide job opportunities for the poorest of the poor families in the rural areas of Menofia governorate (villages of Tala and Elshohada districts) being deprived from the government support so the poor families were in bad need to a small income-generating project to provide them with a decent income.
Creating a self-employment opportunities for unemployed 180 young men and women in villages of Tala and Elshohada districts through skill or artisanal training on agricultural earth diggers, tricycles, cutting and sewing during a period of 18 months which is the project’s life period. After the training, the beneficiaries receive an in-kind loan to start their own small enterprise to ensure a decent life for themselves and their families.
Specific short-term objectives and expected results:
Reduction of the unemployment rate by creating 180 job opportunities for young men and women, especially family-headed women by providing them with skill training that ends up by receiving an in-kind loan with 12% interest rate to provide them with a decent life, as follows:
Villages of Tala and Elshohada districts of Monofia governorate.