Last updated: 19/4/2021

Basic Information

Geographic area
Institutions and agencies involved
Population Group

Programme Details

Programme objectives

It pursues youth employment promotion through support activities targeting young people, advocacy, and knowledge building and sharing. The JYEN is developed around four areas, which are: employment creation; employability; entrepreneurship and equal opportunity. It targets youths living in rural areas and in situations of vulnerability. The programme is under the tutelage of the Jamaica Employer's Federation but works in collaboration with other public and private entities.

Targeting and egiblity

Eligibility criteria
Disadvantaged young people, in particular youth in rural communities, youth with disabilities, youth living with HIV and AIDS, youth in inner city communities, early school leavers and young people working on the street.

Coverage and other information