Botha-Bothe, Dec. 05 — Sentebale Children Foundation convened a meeting today to highlight the success of its socio-economic strengthening interventions program. Through this initiative, 10 youths from Botha-Bothe have been placed in various businesses for internship programs.
Addressing the attendees, Sentebale’s Empowerment and Social Worker, Ms. Liteboho Lehloba, expressed the program’s positive outcomes. Designed to provide adolescent girls and women with internship opportunities, financial support for vocational and business skills training, start-up capital, and ongoing mentorship, the program has enrolled 10 women and young girls in internship programs.
Ms. Lehloba reported that Sentebale in Botha-Bothe has identified 304 individuals with the assistance of community councils and local chiefs. Through household vulnerability assessments, they have screened 171, with 125 identified as needing support. Of these, 10 women and girls have expressed their desire to re-enrol in schools, while the remaining 114 have shown interest in vocational skills training.