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The Jobs for Africa Foundation is focused on job creation and sustainable development in Africa. It has the following main objectives:

  • To promote economic growth
  • To promote job creation
  • To support employers in advocating for an enabling environment for the creation of sustainable jobs
  • To support activities aimed at skills building, lifelong learning and employability
  • To support activities aimed at economic transformation, value addition, and development of job rich sectors with competitive advantages
  • To identify best practices and innovative ideas in private sector development and job creation in Africa and share experiences
  • To promote an entrepreneurial culture on the continent, especially for the youth
  • To promote productivity in Africa
  • To encourage activities aimed at building a strong ecosystem, viable SMEs and formalization of the informal economy
  • To help each country in Africa develop and implement an employment policy based on a shared vision between workers, employers and governments.