In a significant milestone, 38 Out-of-School Youth (OSY) learners have completed their training under the Youth Access to TESDA Online Program (YATOP), marking a significant achievement in their journey towards employability.

The participants have undergone rigorous training in various qualifications including Cookery, Housekeeping, Food and Beverage Services, Computer System Servicing, and Electrical Installation and Maintenance. This comprehensive curriculum equips them with essential skills necessary for employment in diverse sectors.

The successful culmination of their training stands as a testament to their perseverance, dedication, and commitment to acquiring valuable skills essential for their professional growth. Moreover, it underscores their determination to become productive and responsible members of the community.

YATOP, spearheaded by the USAID Opportunity 2.0 in collaboration with the Iligan City Youth Development Office and other Youth Alliances, serves as a vital platform for empowering young individuals with the tools and resources necessary to thrive in today’s competitive job market.

Through initiatives like YATOP, efforts are made to address the challenges faced by youth in accessing quality education and employment opportunities, thereby fostering their socio-economic development and contributing to the overall progress of the community.

As these 38 OSY learners embark on the next chapter of their journey, their successful completion of the YATOP training program not only opens doors to new opportunities but also serves as a beacon of hope for other youth aspiring to achieve similar goals.