Education for Employment

CULINARY EDUCATION FOR EMPLOYMENT
Curitiba, Brazil

Description

This project provides education for young underprivileged people in Curitiba, to enable them to get a job in a professional kitchen. The education took place in a specifically designed educational kitchen in an Electrolux facility, and the curriculum has been voluntary delivered by 10 different chefs and coordinated by Electrolux.

Societal value

Project is focusing on providing education for employment for single mothers in Curitiba. By helping people to get a job, the underprivileged individuals will be able to provide for themselves and their families.

Achievements

  • Curriculum finalized.
  • Established partnership with Sodexo-Stop Hunger Institute to supply the food for the course.
  • 2 weeks of soft skills straining for the students were organized in the end of August.
  • 21 students were selected for the program by the Labor Agency of Curitiba.
  • 8 weeks of culinary classes were completed.

Next steps

  • Arrange a graduation.
  • Sign a partnership with the Food Bank for the next waves of the project.
  • Implement the tracking system to measure the impact of the project (for the students after the end of the course).
  • Create a project plan for the next waves of the project.

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