23 August 2023

TİKA Supports Juvenile Detention Center in Tajikistan

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) opened a computer class for the young offenders in Dushanbe Juvenile Detention Center in Tajikistan to be reintegrated into society and to have an occupation after release by receiving vocational training in fields such as graphic design, accounting, and computer programming.

As a part of TİKA’s Vocational Training and Employment Program (MESİP), vocational training in the fields of computer programming, graphic design, and accounting started in the class established for 70 young offenders in the juvenile detention center in Dushanbe to adapt to social life and to have an occupation after release.

In the first phase of the two-phased project, the educational infrastructure and capacity of the detention center was strengthened by providing computers and all other equipment necessary for the training. In the second phase, vocational training in three-month courses was provided at the modern education center established for children in cooperation with TİKA, İlmhona and Alif Academy associations.

Within the scope of the project, 20 students who successfully completed the computer programming training were awarded certificates.


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