How a School Dropout is Changing the Lives of Youth

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Society has conditioned people to believe the only way one can have a worthy career in the formal sector is having a university degree.

Noeline Kirabo was fully sold on this conditioning until her dream of attaining a university degree was dashed by a family tragedy. Left with no choice, Kirabo went on a hunt for an alternative way to get legitimate certification into the formal sector but instead found her purpose that she now uses to make other disadvantaged youth's lives better.

Kirabo describes herself as a family therapist, life coach and social entrepreneur. Her brand of social entrepreneurship helps charity organizations create successful positive social impact using business models.

She is the founder of Kyusa, a not-for-profit organisation which works with out of school youth from urban slum settings and helps them become employable through starting their own businesses or being able to leverage available job opportunities.

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