EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT
Helping people to Help animals
According to Statistics South Africa, in Q1 of 2020, graduates in the age group of 15-24, the unemployment rate was 33,1% during this period compared to 24,6% in the Q4 of 2019.
Education, accelerating mentorship and advocating nationwide graduate youth employment for AHT’s empowers post graduate para-veterinary youth transition to employment.
Strengthening competencies for veterinary Public Health.
Deliver excellence in companion animal and equine veterinary technician specialty.
AHT’s are skilled, in the study, of diverse areas such as anatomy, physiology, nutrition, animal diseases, management of production and wild animals, maintenance of primary animal health care and auditing of abattoirs.
Increase the numbers of rural Animal health practitioners to set the demographic representation of the veterinary workforce on a new course.
Provides financial literacy coaching for sustainable AHT practitioners
Development of active economic participation for professional para-veterinary youth that are aspiring to solve peri-urban human-animal challenges.
“The latest UN DESA’s World Youth Report is clear: Young people have the potential to save the world. All we have to do is let them do just that,” said Assistant Secretary-General at UN DESA and UN Chief Economist Elliott Harris. “And that means giving them a fair shot at quality education and decent jobs.”
The human side of animal welfare.
Preventing suffering Redefining productivity, AHT’s recognise culture, know the dialect, understand needs to build trust and to ensure relevance for the sustainability of animal ownership inside the community.
Demonstrate a force-free community engagement model to show a more humane way to accomplish progress.
Intentional cruelty to animals is not the norm, often people do not have what is needed to correctly care for their animals.
AHT’s offer culturally relevant education – guidance about food, shelter, and best practice for improving the lives of animals.
Engage children that are often caretakers of animals and will become agents of change and role models of responsible, caring dog or cat owners in their communities.
Real-life solutions for communities that would otherwise not have them.