Among Leapfrogger’s ongoing projects is a collaboration with Hargeisa Orphanage, a facility with about 400 children and youth who have been abandoned or orphaned.
Leapfroggers aims to help prepare the kids for a future beyond the orphanage through: education, computer literacy, and vocational training and skills development, as well as to meet their emotional and social needs through mentoring and counselling, and providing sports facilities for physical health
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Direct support to children and youth, who have been orphaned by conflict or abandoned as babies, in a sustainable and scalable manner. The objective is not only to meet their most urgent needs but to also help them develop the skills and capabilities to engage in productive activities outside of the orphanage in the future. For focus and impact, we will start with one orphanage.
Establish a model secondary school, to be later replicated and expanded, where cutting-edge learning tools are used. The objective is to enable youth to access global knowledge and leapfrog to a brighter future.
Establish vocational training facilities for skills development for vulnerable youth and facilitate access to employment opportunities. This program component will be coupled, as appropriate, with micro-credit schemes so that entrepreneurially-oriented graduates can get the initial funds to start their own businesses.