Unemployment in Ghana in numbers:

  • 48% unemployment rate amongst youth aged 15-24 (World Bank, 2016)
  • In comparison, 90% of adults aged 25-64 are employed. (World Bank, 2016)

Islamic Relief USA is working in Ghana to provide education to adults to combat unemployment in the region. The education workshops focus on character and teacher development in conjunction with enhancing communication skills, teamwork, self-management, and community service. Upon graduation, the students will qualify for jobs that will serve the economic and social betterment of their communities.