Kampala, 5th December 2018 - The Government of Uganda with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme have launched the Uganda Graduate Volunteer Scheme (GVS).
The GVS scheme, the first of its kind in the country, is intended to address the persistent unemployment challenge Ugandan young graduates under 30 years. It will provide young graduates with much needed work place skills and experience both in the public and private sector. The scheme will leverage volunteerism as an essential mechanism for skills development.
The scheme was developed by UNDP and the UNV Programme working in