The Role of Training Programs for Youth Employment in Nepal
Impact Evaluation Report on the Employment Fund
This report presents the results from an impact evaluation of the Adolescent Girls Employment Initiative (AGEI) in Nepal focused on assessing the effects of training and employment placement services in Nepal. Launched in 2009, the intervention provided skills training and employment placement services for more than 40,000 Nepalese youth over a three-year period, including a specialized adolescent girls’ initiative that reached 4,410 women ages 16 to 24. The results showed that intervention positively improved employment outcomes as well as economic and psychological empowerment.