IDEJEN was launched in 2003 to provide education and job training for youth ages 15-24 with little to no formal education. IDEJEN provides program participants support in the areas of employability and skills training, basic and vocational education, job placement and small business development. Recently expanded, IDEJEN plans to reach 13,000 youth by 2010. In addition to working directly with youth, IDEJEN provides technical support to different government ministries and is assisting in the development of the National Youth Policy and the Policy on Nonformal Basic Education. IDEJEN revised its activities following the earthquake suffered by Haiti in 2010; the project now provides psycho-social support to youth who have suffered from the quake's effects and engages youth in rebuilding their communities. IDEJEN is an Associate Award of the Educational Quality Improvement Program 3: Learning and Earning for Out-of-School Youth.