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DRC Skills Development Project for Employability - 2015

Data Source
  • DR Congo
  • Sub-Saharan Africa

The Skills Development Employability Project provides vocational training to young men and women. Beneficiaries enroll in a six-month technical course, followed by a three-month internship and a job search support program. The goal of the project is to increase participants’ level of employment by strengthening their technical and managerial skills.

Study Website
Adolescents: 500-999
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Experimental
Type of Data:
  • Longitudinal
Time Period: 2015
Areas Covered: Cities: Pointe-Noire, Brazzaville
Investigators: World Bank, Mdecin d'Afrique
Funders: Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo; World Bank
  • Not applicable
Demographic Characteristics - Urban;
Economics - Employment, Savings;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance, Learning;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Gender role beliefs, Marriage attitudes;
Reproductive Health - Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Subjective Expectations;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Sexual violence;