ISHK SKILLS HUB

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Focus area: Vocational training

Geography: Nigeria

Ishk Skills Hub is currently on hold as we monitor the COVID-19 situation in Lagos

Provides entrepreneurial and vocational training to unemployed / underemployed youth between the ages of 15 and 35, to enable them to secure productive livelihoods to support themselves and their families.

55.4%

WHY 

ISHK SKILLS HUB?

of individuals in Nigeria between the age of 15-35 were found to be 

unemployed (without a paid job but available to work)

or underemployed (not having enough paid work or not doing work that makes full use of their skills and abilities).

(National Bureau of Statistics, 2017-2018)

OUR APPROACH

 Foundational

skills training

Access to

micro-loans

Entrepreneurial and vocational skills training

Infrastructure for communal access to resources

Job 

matching

Alumni engagement and career development

OUR IMPACT

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OUR MODEL

Recruitment

Applicants should be

- based in Nigeria

- between 15-35 years old

- unemployed or underemployed 

- seeking sustainable employment

Screening

Applicants undergo a one-on-one interview to understand their motivations for enrolling

Foundation Module

Students attend a compulsory foundation module that covers essential skills for employment

 

100% attendance is required to progress 

Communication

Skills

Financial Management

Workplace safety and environment

Leadership and Personal Effectiveness

Computer

Literacy

Skills Training

Students are assigned to skills based on their interest and competencies

Skills-specific assessment is conducted at the end of training

Fashion

design

Electrical 

Training

Hairdressing

Makeup

Customer service 

Baking and 

Cooking

Career Development

   Ishk Skills Hub works with graduates on 

Job 

opportunities

Alumni engagement

including mentorship

and career guidance 

 Preparation for self-employment including access to micro-loans

For job placements,

graduates are followed up on

- Time taken to secure a job

- Changes in their income levels

- Job retention at 6-, 12-, and 24-months

Follow-up

Ishk Skills Hub continues to journey with graduates for up to 36 months

For self-employment, 

graduates are followed up on

- Repayment rates for micro-loans

- Status of business at 6-, 12-, and 24-months

- Time taken to break-even

Students and trainers also provide feedback at each stage of the program to allow for continuous improvement

OUR TEAM

Laura Temituoyo Ede

Audrey

Odogu

Babatunde Temitope

Balogun Aramide  Ganiyat

OUR PARTNERS

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CONTACT US

0908 741 5278

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All photos are taken with consent.

Singapore office:

1A International Business Park #13-01, Singapore 609933

Indonesia office:

PT. TG Indonesia, Plaza Marein Lantai 20, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 76-78, Jakarta Selatan 12910

Nigeria office: 

44 Ikorodu Road, Fadeyi, Lagos, Nigeria

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