A school for the socio-economic inclusion of young people through sport was created, as part of a partnership between the NGO Tibu Africa and the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH) around the social and economic inclusion of young people in a NEET situation.
The establishment of this new structure, initiated by Tibu Africa, which uses the power of sport to design social and innovative solutions in the field of education, empowerment and socio-economic inclusion of young people and women , stems from a program bringing a new dynamic to the Souss Massa region around employment, economic growth and youth empowerment.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, marked by the presence in particular of Lahoucine Amzal, Governor of the province of Taroudant, Mohamed Amine Zariat, Ashoka Fellow and President of Tibu Africa, affirmed that his NGO, “main organization in the field of education, empowerment and socio-economic inclusion of young people and women through sport, carries this commitment to support each young person on the path to personal and professional success through the power of sport”.
This school, the first of its kind in the region, will make it possible to work with 40 young people in NEET situations from the province of Taroudant, to develop their technical, behavioral and entrepreneurial skills through training designed to meet the requirements of recruiters and the labor market.
Throughout the 9 months of training, the 40 beneficiaries will benefit from a course around 6 strategic modules, in particular: Technical and sports module, language module, digital module, leadership module, management module and the entrepreneurship module. . At the same time, the beneficiaries will put their teaching skills into practice within sports structures through internships and professional experiences. At the end of the 9 months of work-study training, a period of support for professional integration of 3 months will be offered to young people to provide meticulous support for quality integration.
The beneficiaries of the school for the socio-economic inclusion of young people through sport in Taroudant will be able to positively affect more than 2,200 girls and boys through “Sport for Development” activities which aim to promote access to sport, development social and human skills and the incentive to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle.
In partnership with the National Initiative for Human Development and with the support of the Ministry of National Education, Preschool and Sports and regional actors, in particular the youth platform. Tibu Africa will put its approach to the benefit of the youth of Taroudant with a view to opening up new perspectives for them.
As a reminder, Tibu Africa has signed a range of partnerships with sports structures in the Souss Massa region to revitalize youth employment.
With a strong expertise in this area of professional integration of young people through sport, Tibu Africa has been able to deliver very positive results with regard to the rate of immersion of its young people in the job market and in the working life, reaching more than 73%. The forms of this inclusion are diverse and multiple, varying between young people inserted in trades directly related to sport, around sport or in sports entrepreneurship.
This high-impact school is part of the Royal INDH Phase III strategy under Program 3 which aims to improve the income and economic inclusion of young people.This program also comes in response to the adverse effects of the pandemic on young people, who require innovative solutions to the complexity of today’s world.