Self Help Initiative Support Services
Projects aimed at empowering groups and individuals residing in slums. Target group included commercial sex workers, disabled, the youth especially school leavers and unskilled. Over 3000 people benefited from our training, microfinance and educational program
Engaging cooperatives and individuals to sensitize on sexual health and screening.
Organized in partnership with the University of Texas Austin. 21 girls were selected from the slum and educated on various issues. Girls also benefited from a loan scheme to start their businesses
Youth training in screen printing and financial literacy
Project beneficiaries were trained in basic hardware and how to salvagee computer components for sale/recycling.
This was a two-year project organized by the British Council with SISS as partners. The project aimed at encouraging young people from Africa and the UK to explore notions of culture and identity to generate fresh ideas, challenge old stereotypes, create new understanding for themselves as individuals and for their communities and create relationships that would contribute to a better future for both Africa and the UK.
Investing in young women within the community. Skills training is a key component for poverty alleviation.