Ghana's Youth Creating Opportunities in Tough Times

Despite this huge potential, the current realities tell a different story. The availability of opportunities and distribution of wealth is still very minimal.  Mostly young people are at the receiving end of all this. The African Development Bank(AfDB) estimates the unemployment rate among the youth aged 15-24 in Ghana at 25.6%, twice that of the 25-44 age group’. In the face of economic challenges coupled with the inadequate job openings for the youth and the not so viable government interventions for small scale enterprises in Ghana, many young men and women are creating their own opportunities and in the process creating job opportunities for others too. 

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