In Uganda, Workaid has developed key partnerships with the organisations Amigos Worldwide and Albert Valley Institute of Vocational Studies.
Amigos run the Kira Farm Development Centre located just outside Uganda’s capital, Kampala. They provide residential, training for 50 young people a year from several surrounding districts. While providing intensive training in organic farming techniques, each student also learns two vocational trades. We help with tools and equipment for training as well as providing starter kits for the graduates to establish small-scale businesses.
In the West of Uganda, we have partnered with seven small but dynamic organisations and work closely to strengthen and expand their vocational training programmes for vulnerable young people. Albert Valley Institute of Vocational Studies is the lead organisation accredited as a regional examination body by the Ministry of Education.
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