U.S. and Malian Officials Visit USAID Out-of-School Youth Poject

U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Andrew Young, USAID Mission Director Gary Juste, USAID Assistant Administrator Eric Postel and Malian Minister of Employment and Vocational Training Mahamane Baby visited the USAID Out-of-School Youth project in Koyena (Sikasso region) on March 28.  The project aims to provide 10,000 Malian youth in rural areas with basic education training in addition to entrepreneurial skills to carry out income-generating activities such as gardening, cereal production, and soap making.