Manama: INJAZ Bahrain has set a target to reach 20,000 students for the spring semester 2015/16 period, it has emerged.
In a statement, the organisation, which focuses on economic empowerment of the youth, also said more than 700 volunteers were required for the delivery of its 15 programmes in all secondary, intermediate, primary schools, universities and private schools.
The announcement follows its annual meeting with companies’ co-ordinators hosted by Al Salam Bank Bahrain at the World Trade Centre.
The aim of the meeting was to brief all key business partners on INJAZ Bahrain’s business plans for the upcoming spring semester, boost the company co-ordinators’ support towards the programmes, promote them within their organisation, seek commitment to provide high-calibre volunteers and exchange new approaches and ideas.
INJAZ Bahrain chief operating officer Hana Sarwani presided over the meeting.
All parties concluded the meeting by putting together a number of recommendations and suggestions that need to be looked into for the enhancement of all parties’ participation and the programme delivery.
INJAZ Bahrain and its business partners are working jointly to provide opportunities for youth to explore their potential and develop skills that will help them make better career choices and provide them with a more promising future.