Field visit by Help Channel Staff for youth engaged in fish farming.

To improve the ecomic resilience of the youth in Cibitoke province, HCB empowers youth in fish farming practices under Building Bridges in Burundi project.Fish farming is considered to be an innovative and economic strategy for promoting food security and improving the economic resilience of the youth. The participation of the youth in fish farming will not only help the sector to reach its full potential but also contribute to the reduction of unemployment among the youth, as there are opportunities in the sector waiting to be tapped.

Economic Empowerment of youth in mushroom growing to increase their economic resilience

In Cibitoke province, youth are involved in growing mushrooms under Red een Kind’s project (Building Bridges in Burundi), a project which is implemented in consortium with several NGOs. Help Channel Burundi executes the project in Cibitoke and Kirundo provinces.Mushroom growing has greatly impacted the lives of youth and empowered them economically, enabling members to become self-reliant.

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