The Saint Lucia National Youth Council (NYC) in collaboration with the Saint Lucia National Commission for UNESCO will on Friday 5th October 2012 launch “Mamay la Leve´”, a UNESCO-funded Youth Poverty Alleviation through Tourism and Heritage (Youth-PATH) project.
The launching ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Parish Hall in Anse La Raye on Friday 5th October at 3:30pm.
This UNESCO funded Youth PATH project is geared at reaching disadvantaged youth from the communities of Anse-La-Raye and Canaries and giving them the opportunity to become tourism entrepreneurs.
The project provides the young people with training and business development support. A total of 60 young people from the Anse-Lay-Raye and Canaries communities are expected to receive training in the following areas: Tourism & Hospitality, Drug & Sexual Abuse, Anger Management & Violence Reduction, Local Craft Production, Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, The Art of Dance & Basic Theatrical Plotting & Arrangement, and Culinary Art.