Welcome to the Emerging Young Professionals Programme (EYPP), the Edition-2 of our SkillBoost. This programme is another way for us at Heritage Bank to demonstrate our commitment towards developing and positioning youth to become world-class citizens equipped and ready to be absorbed into an increasingly competitive workforce.
We approached this programme with the strategic intent of contributing to the national efforts being made to lessen the increasing unemployment rate amongst youth in the country. According to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), unemployment rate is moving close to 30% as at 2015 with over 40 million unemployed young graduates in the country.
The Emerging Young Professionals Programme (EYPP) is centered on two key activities:
We believe the larger society will benefit significantly as EYPP is designed and powered to facilitate the following:
In our opinion, the youth are the future leaders, and will positively reshape and reposition our country in the global environment. Heritage Bank is therefore committed to contribute her unending quota towards grooming them.