In line with other Global organizations, our focus on development projects is to achieve sustainable development goals . There are no barriers to our objectives. Defeating Poverty Social Security, Protecting Human Rights, Food Security, Economic Growth, Protecting the environment, conserving biodiversity and protecting clean air are the main themes.
The youth Voice International is not considered age of the people when defining youth. We assuring that youth is in inside of the person’s mind. According to that currently we are implementing projects in following fields .
Career visioning of youths
Conducted youth vision camp. Which covered different aspects of the developments need for impact group. Attitude developments, guidance to select/established career goals, knowledge building on current job market and vocational trainings, carrier test, personal assessment (SWOT analysis) & start their business awareness session
Development of vocational skills
Data Base on vacancies and training opportunities such as on the job training opportunities, vocational training & other private courses opportunities given to the youth. By developing attitude of the parents, youth Referred for on the job training under NAITA, supported for 12 youth for financial (course fee, traveling, hostel fees, material support etc.) support for on the job training and able to connect with youth for vocational training courses. Refer youth for vocational training courses conducted by government (VTA) and other private training institutes also.
Provided training on starting Business for youth
Conducted training on “Generate your business(GYB) & start your business(SYB)” – training for selected youth who are willing to start self-employments or expand their existing business. Conducted marketing skills development training for self-employed youth to develop skills on communication, mini market research, pricing, packaging, quality maintaining and product promotions . Financial support given to youth to start home base income generation business for youths who completed GYB & SYB tarring
Formed community forums
Youth forums are formed in the community. The members of the forum Formed Tamil Cultural Dancing group and conduct Inter youth clubs sport event. VOICE has Supported youth groups to organized and conduct cultural and recreational activities to exhibit their talents and also to create awareness on related issues and pass massages through drama, cultural shows, sports activities or special day celebrations. And youth exchange program – North – South (Putlam -Jaffna) exchange visits to share different experiences and understanding on issues and lives of youths living in different parts of country and get to know about how they faced challenges.
Formed Emergency response teams & implemented disaster risk reduction project in the most vulnerable villages with youth involvement
Awareness programme conducted for the emergency response team and parents on Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Land Use Planning and Environment and develop hazard maps and identification of risk in the community. Training provided for youth on Emergency Response, Child Centered Spaces, First Aid in Emergency Situations and confident building and lifesaving and Establishment of village level emergency early warning systems and communication mechanism and practice simulation.
Conducted awareness workshops on leadership and competence build up (youth camp/leadership camp). It seeks to empower the way to overcome national and international challenges.