Youth in Uganda are the youngest population in the world, with 77% of its population being under 25 years of age. There are 7,310,386 youth from the ages of 15–24 years of age living in Uganda.
1,200,000 Ugandans are born every year, Uganda’s 34.6 million population are adolescents with a similar sex distribution
Youth Empowerment and capacity building:
WAF has empowered and skilled youths in various fields to get self employment: Fact and figures by Uganda’s youth Unemployment below.
Projects by WAF to support Youths
Vocational skills and capacity building
Tailoring and fashion design: Mostly girls who drop out of school due to various problems
Boys, women and young men join vocational hands on skills to get employed, these include semi skilled and unskilled
Skilling youths through training in white color jobs and creation of innovation hubs could aid and build their capacity after universities and colleges