Focus Education, a subsidiary of the Mitrelli Group, is boosting youth employment in Senegal by building 23 new vocational training centers


The new centers aim to significantly increase employment rates by providing opportunities for rapid socio-economic integration of young graduates by training up to 30,000 young adults per year.

Vocational training centers will be set up across the country offering skills in technical fields according to the specificities of each region.

KAFRINE, Senegal, July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Senegalese Minister of Employment, Vocational Training, Learning and Integration, Mr. Dame Diop, announced today (day) the creation of a new network of 23 advanced vocational training centers across the country to help realize the potential of from Senegal youth. This initiative is part of a larger national plan called “Plan Sénégal Emergent” (PSE) envisaged by the President, HE Macky Sall. To achieve this vision, the government is working in partnership with Focus on educationthe education and vocational training branch of the Mitrelli Group.

Reaching up to 30,000 young adults a year, the centers aim to provide in-demand skills to dramatically increase employment rates, promote labor market access and create opportunities for rapid socio-economic integration for young people. graduates from all over the world. Senegal.

Focus Education will build innovative, state-of-the-art facilities, equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms, labs and computer workshops.

14 different training programs will be offered, with each center focusing on specific courses that meet the specific needs of the region of its implementation. These include food production and the modern agricultural value chain, irrigation and water treatment, IT, wood processing, textiles, energy, etc. . All centers will provide advanced training in information technology, cornerstones of the digital economy.

Haim TaibFounder and Chairman of the Mitrelli Group: “Mitrelli is honored to contribute to the realization of the vision of the Senegalese government. Aimed to promote economic growth and sustainable development, these 23 centers will advance the integration of young people into the local workforce, helping them become productive pillars of their communities and nation.”

About Focus Education

Focus Education, with its holistic approach, based on decades of proven experience in Africa, designs and implements comprehensive turnkey education and training initiatives in developing countries around the world. Its projects empower individuals and communities, enabling them to shape their own future and the future of their nations. From giving young people a head start on a productive life to improving the job performance of seasoned professionals, our range of programs covers all ages and industries.

Focus Education is an EPC integrator, developing and implementing innovative educational solutions in the fields of formal education, TVET, higher education, vocational training, employment, ed -digital technology and e-learning.

The company includes outstanding professional educators and curriculum developers, highly experienced administrators, and a leadership team with over a quarter century of international experience.

About Mitrelli

Mitrelli Group is an international group of subsidiaries, which develops sustainable synergistic holistic models in various fields of activity for the countries of Africa in water and energy solutions, agriculture, healthcare, education, environmental protection and more.

The group cooperates with public and private entities to have a significant impact on the economic prosperity of African nations and the well-being of their people.

Mitrelli promotes bespoke sustainable models that combine technology, innovation, knowledge and decades of experience, empowering communities to act in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Mitrelli today operates mega-projects in Angola, Ivory Coast, Senegal, mozambique and beyond.

For more information, please visit:

Photo –

Ya’ara Hames-Ezra
[email protected]

SOURCE Mitrelli


Comments are closed.