GAMANA’s holistic education and livelihood promotion module combines academic competencies with vocational training skill development training, life skill modules, job placement and career exploration opportunities. Delivered through an experiential mode the training programs are aimed at developing confident individuals capable of self directed growth through access to labour market oriented opportunities that in turn propels an inspirational learning mode and enables the individual to move towards long term career option and sustainable livelihoods.

‘Linking learning with livelihoods’ is one of the key strategies of GAMANA that promotes aspiration and flexible learning module to facilitate educationally disadvantaged youth to become lifelong learners and move towards security and growth stages in their career. Institutionalizing the Government, Private and civil society partnerships based on their key strengths and roles, is another key program strategy that GAMANA intends building upon its existing experiences. The key strategy Public-Private-Civil Society partnership also refers to leveraging civil society, corporate and government sector resources, participation and leadership to institutionalize tested mechanisms to:

  • Identify most vulnerable and disadvantaged youth in most vulnerable areas
  • Deliver market driven quality training
  • Benchmark quality delivery (certification, standards and procedures)
  • Transfer successful business practices and skills (including Labour Market Inventory, Business Mentor Network, Corporate Social Responsibility, mentoring).
  • Facilitate easy access to jobs and entrepreneurship opportunity in the growing economy