Apply to Young Africa Works in Uganda

Our partners manage the recruitment and selection of program participants.

The Young Africa Works Program works closely with key stakeholders to enable young women and men, including refugees, internally displaced youth, and those living with disabilities, to acquire the skills needed to find employment or create work opportunities.

Learn more about program initiatives and current opportunities.

  • Gudie Leisure Farm

    Gudie Leisure Farm (GLF) is a Young Africa Works partner preparing youth to work in the pork and chicken value chains effectively.

    To learn more and apply, click on the links below:

    visit: https://gudieleisurefarm.org/

    To contact a member at GLF, please use the email address below

    Customer support – glf@gudieleisurefarm.org

    Tel: +256 772 460 865

  • The Innovation Village

    The Innovation Village (TIV) provides training in: soft skills development, financial literacy, digital marketing, resume writing, and design thinking. They connect young people to employment opportunities and markets via online platforms. TIV also provides access to start-up capital and funds for scaling.

    To learn more and apply, click on the links below:

    For skills in employment tips, visit: https://upskill.ac.ug/

    For funding for growing your enterprise, visit: https://kain.co.ug/

    For funding for start-ups and skills in business development, visit: https://innovationvillage.co.ug/startups/

    For skills in various sector hubs, i.e., Tourism, Technology, Supply chain, Manufacturing, Health, Media, etc., visit: https://innovationvillage.co.ug/what-we-do/

    To contact a member at TIV, please use the email address below

  • The Uganda Rural Development Training Institute

    The Uganda Rural Development Training Institute (URDT -I) prepares young people for work or entrepreneurship by equipping them with skills in high value agriculture production tourism and construction 

    To learn more and apply visit: https://urdt.net/rural-communication-development-program/ 

    To contact a member at GLF, please use the email address below:

    Mwalimu Mushehe – mmusheshe@gmail.com

    Tel: +256 414256704

  • The National Social Security Fund

    The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) trains young entrepreneurs to develop their potential to attract the funding needed to grow their businesses by connecting them to an eco-system of potential investors and business supporters. Through the pre-accelerator and accelerator phases of the project, NSSF provides seed funding to small, growing businesses. Program participants benefit from services such as soft and technical skills development, business support and linkages to a network of business expertise.

    To learn more and apply, click the link below:

    For learning in the pre-accelerator and accelerator phases of the project, visit: https://hi-innovator.nssfug.org/learning 

    To contact a member at NSSF, please use the email address below:

    Customer support – hi-innovator@nssfug.org

  • Equity Bank Uganda LDT

    Equity Bank Uganda LDT offers financial literacy and soft skills training for businesses in sectors including agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, lake-based activities, and hospitality. Through this program, young people are able to access start-up capital and funds for upscaling their enterprises. The bank offers affordable financial products including collateral-free loans.

    To learn more and apply, click the link below:

    For financial literacy training, forming business groups to apply for the available loans, click here: https://equitygroupholdings.com/ug/about-equity

    To contact a member at Equity Bank, please use the email address below:

    Customer support – service@equitybank.co.ug

    Tel: +256 312 327000

  • GOAL Uganda

    GOAL Uganda provides skills training in on-and-off-farm agriculture market systems. The program focuses on equipping young people with soft skills and enabling access to sustainable marketsYoung people will develop entrepreneurship,  employment and business development skills in crop and livestock value chains.

    To learn more and apply, click the link below: 

    For agri-business, skilling and access to finance and market, click here:  https://www.goalglobal.org/marketsforyouth/ 

    To contact a member at GOAL, please use the email address below

    Anthony Michael –amwami@ug.goal.ie