Gilbert Kawawe, used his ‘Power Electrical’ and later ‘Metal fabrication’ qualifications he earned from Lusaka Youth Resource Centre to found G Hand Works.
With continuing success and well-established reputation, he is now a major employer in the local community. He is helping other young people get valuable skills training, qualifications and work experience.
In challenging times, he persevered – in response to local demand and rising costs he used tools donated from Workaid to manufacture his own machine. He is inspiring many others showing that with skills, the right tools and an unwavering work ethic, sustainable change can happen.
Read more about his journey here.