Workforce Partnership in Apparel

WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIP IN APPAREL
USAID invests in workforce development
Ardian Kurtolli, USAID

The Workforce Partnership in the Apparel Sector is an initiative led by the Kosovo Apparel Marketing Association (KAMA) in partnership with USAID/Kosovo. This four-year activity works closely with private apparel producers, Universities of Design, Employment Centers, and Kosova - Women 4 Women (KW4W) to improve the workforce skills of school youth, and increase employability and employment in the apparel sector.

KEY OBJECTIVES 

The objective of the activity is to improve the workforce skills of out of school youth, and increase employability and employment in the apparel sector. This will be achieved through the following activities:

  • Professional on-the job-training to out of school youth in apparel fields applicable for today’s market demand
  • Internships for students in apparel sector
  • Job facilitation for 70% of the trainees

EXPECTED RESULTS

  • 440 out of school youth provided with on-the-job training
  • 80 design students complete internships
  • 70% of the trainees obtain jobs

Last updated: October 15, 2018

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