By ALICE NACHILEMBE
World Youth and Leadership Foundation (WYLF) says over 50 Youths from Lusaka, Copperbelt, Eastern and southern province have started a two weeks online training in counseling and guidance under Leadership and Entrepreneurship Mentorship Training.
The Foundation Director General Nalishebo Nyambe says counseling and Guidance training is aimed at equipping women and youths with skills to fight against drug and alcohol abuse as well as to help reduce the cases of suicide in the society and provide home and community counseling.
Mr Nyambe said the program will also prepare women and youths participants to become ambassadors in the fight against gender-based violence among other social challenges that most community members are facing
He said the program is being conducted by World Youth and Leadership Foundation in partnership with Mukuyu college of Business which has a membership with the Zambia Counseling council(ZCC).
“As an organization, we are confident that this training will turn women and youths into counselors that will restructure the mindset of youths in Zambia and raise a next productive generation of youths which will stand in the society and make a positive change for themselves,” he said.