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My Hands-On Experience in a NEO Internship in the Dominican Republic

My Hands-On Experience in a NEO Internship in the Dominican Republic

Author: ·/Friday, September 29, 2017/Categories: NEO In the news

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As happens too often in Latin America, youth in my home country, the Dominican Republic, have access only to poor quality technical and technological education. Our training institutions do not provide the necessary tools and methodologies to prepare us for an increasingly demanding job market. When we complete our studies, we are left without direction.

As a result, approximately 20 percent of Dominicans ages 15 to 24 are not in employment, education, or training (NEETs). The NEET phenomenon particularly affects young women like me: six of every 10 NEETs in the country are women.

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By: INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FOUNDATION

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