Education with Enterprise Trust (EWET)

On August 20, 2010, in Types of NGOs, by Sushant

Education with Enterprise Trust is determined for assisting the youth to live a meaningful life and it is comprised of a small group of community leaders, dedicated teachers, and educationalists that started a process of research and consultations. A trust (EWET) was constituted and registered with tax exemption status. It is a national fund-raising number that saw the astounding birth of South Africa’s democracy with Nelson Mandela becoming the President. The group has designed, and launched the Youth Enterprise Society (YES) movement.

Education with Enterprise Trust (EWET) In 1991, EWET was launched as a need to address the issues arising out the unemployment of a large number of school leavers. This group acquired the project management skills and gained substantial Organization Development skills by “learning by doing” and reading a lot in the development of EWET. The reputation of EWET was established as it has successfully executed the funding contracts with integrity. It led to the rise of a solid Fund Accounting system. It has enabled the communities

by offering development assistance so that they can create their own destinies.

The Youth Enterprise Society (YES) Programme is basically designed for meeting a national requirement of employment for large number of school leavers. There was need to do something significant for generating more productive and meaningful lives for these educated unemployed youth. Youth Enterprise Society programme involves entire communities such as local business people, educationalists, trade union representatives, and other community members. It is designed for generating awareness and interest in young people regarding the free-market entrepreneurship as a career option.

By providing the guidance from specially trained teachers, students have learned, practiced and developed a wide range of business skills at a time of their twice a week meetings. It also empathize the need of learning the importance and ways of generating capital ownership and wealth in the community.

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