Partners within the Street Children network (TSCN) provide vocational training to former street youth, which improves their self-confidence and allows them to achieve gainful employment after graduation. Products that are certified ChildSafe are not produced for the sake of profit, but to provide training opportunities for (former street)
What kind of training is offered?
Our partner in Cambodia, Mith Samlanh, offers 10 choices of vocational training courses to about 400 students over the age of 14 at a time.
Training is self-paced and designed as a modular system, built around hands-on experience by providing business services to the public.
Students also have access to literacy, language (English) and life skills.
- Car Mechanic
- Motor cycle Mechanic
- Hairdressing for men
All graduates receive a diploma recognized by the Cambodian Government (MOSAVY).
How do graduates find employment?
Mith Samlanh’s placement team supports graduates to find employment in existing companies or to establish themselves independently. Graduates receive sufficient support to be able to start their employed life (including all the material to start their own business).
Friends@240, a new workshop by Friends-International provides opportunities for sewing class graduates to gain work experience before starting up their own business.
What kind of products are made by youth in training?