During the COVID-19 pandemic, hairdresser Cecilia worked as a street vendor. A referral from the Ghanaian-European Centre for Jobs, Migration and reintegration meant that she continued her professional development and changed her life.
Anyone looking for a professional opportunity in solar technology in Pakistan can take part in a training course organised by the PGFRC. 20 participants made use of this offer – and already have clear ideas for their future.
I spent 3 years working as an electrician in Saudi Arabia. But I wasn’t earning enough and I missed my family. So I returned to Pakistan in 2018. A PGFRC training course enabled me to become self-employed.
The advisory centres will in future be providing more information on regular migration to Germany, Europe and within the respective region. The centre in the Ghanaian capital Accra is making a start.
The Ghanaian-European Centre (GEC) had invited people to attend an event on International Migrants Day. Its main focus was the role of the community. People who had been assisted by the GEC were able to present their products and talk about their experiences at an associated trade fair.
The Ghanaian-European Centre for Jobs, Migration and Development is offering intensive training courses in rural regions. The “Sprinter Project” supports young people and returnees with their new start in the Ghanaian job market.
People from Thiaroye sur Mer in Senegal often die in an attempt to reach Europe by sea. A women’s collective warns against irregular migration. It tells people about the alternatives offered by professional development.
I spent eight years working in Germany to provide a better life for my family. But I missed them, so I came back home. I had no idea at first how to find my feet again. I’m now self-employed as a bricklayer thanks to the PGFRC.
The trade fair for young women and men in The Gambia’s agricultural and tourism sector is an important stage and networking venue. The Gambian-German Advisory Centre supported entrepreneurs with their presentation.
Electrical and mechanical engineering are the focus of training courses and training for employment programs offered by the EGC through Siemens Energy. Up-to-date qualifications improve people’s opportunities on the labour market. A participant and a trainer talk about their experiences.