Now Reading
DHL Express Philippines together with SOS Children’s Villages International aims to empower youth employability

DHL Express Philippines together with SOS Children’s Villages International aims to empower youth employability

DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, and DHL Supply Chain have signed a local partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International. This aims to empower young people aged 15 to 25 in the Philippines. Of course, also to help prepare them for employment or entrepreneurship.

The global partnership with SOS Children’s Villages began in 2011 under Deutsche Post DHL Group’s “GoTeach” initiative globally. It has since grown to more than 50 countries. The Philippine partnership will kick off on 6 July 2022, upon signing of the memorandum of agreement.

This is the second GoTeach partnership for DHL in the Philippines. Since 2013, DHL has been supporting students and teachers from the Philippines with internships, career planning sessions and mentoring.

dhl

Partnering SOS Children’s Villages and Teach For All, GoTeach is a global program by Deutsche Post DHL Group. It strives to help young people transition into independence in their respective countries. The program aims to improve the employability of young people. Most especially. they want to help those from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds due to poverty, loss of family, and fleeing.

“We would like to thank DHL for partnering with us for YouthCan! and for giving children more opportunities to choose their path in life. Together, let’s ensure that our youth will pave their way to a bright future,” said Romil Rayos del Sol, OIC & Deputy National Director of SOS Children’s Villages Philippines.

Employees of DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, and DHL Supply Chain will work to mentor youths. This is as they transition to the working world under the partnership with SOS Children’s Villages.

Moreover, the activities include job orientation to help young people understand the job market. Also, soft and basic skills training to improve employability. Lastly, of course, entrepreneurship will empower them to become independent and make their dreams come true. 

“This partnership is important to us because education is fundamental to greater stability and prosperity for individuals and society. Through these collaborative efforts, I believe we will have more opportunities to help train our youth and prepare them for employment and independence. This is part of our commitment to invest in the next generation of leaders and assist them in developing skills and capabilities for a better future,” said Nigel Lockett, Country Manager of DHL Express Philippines.

See Also

“When it comes to our GoTeach activities, our employees share their time and individual skills and experiences in mentoring and developing young leaders. This is a rewarding experience for both and a great opportunity for the youth to expand and explore different career paths,” said Bevan Noel Williams, Country Managing Director of DHL Supply Chain Philippines.

“This partnership with SOS Children’s Villages is a testament to our commitment to helping improve the employability of young people. It becomes part of our GoTeach activities. We are honored to provide mentorship and other resources to our youth and help them find success in their chosen careers,” said Yvonne Lee, Managing Director of DHL Global Forwarding Philippines.

Scroll To Top