For years Mozambique was ravaged by a devastating civil war. One of the consequences has been that many youth have had little or no education. Although the economy is now growing, there is much unemployment. Off course disadvantaged children are most effected. Youngsters who have had an education want to go to college, and at least land an office job where one doesn't have to get dirty hands. It's a matter of status. A pity, as there is a shortage of skilled craftsmen. Young Africa, a development ngo set up by some Dutch people, is trying to fill this gap by setting up vocational training centres. Striking is the number of girls choosing traditonal male professions.