According to the African Development Bank, two-thirds of Africa’s young people aged between 15 and 35 are unemployed or vulnerably employed. While 10-12 million youths enter the workforce each year, only 3 million formal jobs are created annually. Youth unemployment has become a major global problem that exacerbates youth alienation, poverty and inequality.
One way to overcome this situation is to create your own opportunity.
Have you considered entrepreneurship as a career option? Can you generate a job for yourself which you care passionately about?
As famous Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma once said: "No one has money – but that's an opportunity for entrepreneurs. Think creative. Every business starts from tiny business."
Outline your idea in a sentence of no more than 50 words or bullet points, or present it as an image.
Our panel of Jury will evaluate how creative and innovative your ideas are.
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