(CNSNews.com) – The State Department through the U.S. Mission to Belize is planning to spend $500,000 to create jobs for youth in Belize.
“Marginalized youth are empowered when given a voice and opportunities. Equipping marginalized youth and their communities with economic opportunities and/or business training can help them reach their true potential as entrepreneurs and improve citizen security,” the grant announcement said.
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The grant proposal seeks to “confront the root causes of violence and crime” in Belize “in a creative and effective way” and “to create positive cultural and social conditions, which are the foundations of a peaceful and orderly society.”
Read More at CNS News . By Melanie Hunter.