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Empowering Youth in Bolivia through Training and Mentoring


  • Researchers:
    • Manuela Puente Beccar (Bocconi), Selim Gulesci, Diego Ubfal (World Bank)

  • Partners:
    • Save the Children

  • Location:
    • Bolivia

  • Sample:
    • 600 youth

  • Timeline:
    • 2019-2020

  • Theme:
    • Training and Mentoring for Disadvantaged Youth

  • Description:
    • We are collaborating with Save the Children to evaluate a program that aims to help vulnerable youth aged 15-18 find a job, improve their working conditions and strengthen their income generation capacity. In order to achieve these goals, the program provides youth with soft-skills and vocational training, mentoring and support in finding a job or starting a business. The package the program offers includes courses on personal and economic empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, and training on vocational skills.
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