TVET expo to showcase skills development

TVET expo to showcase skills development

on September 29, 2015, 11:44 am / in English, featured

Rwanda’s ministry of education has said that the fourth annual TVET expo will showcase the potential of technical education in providing skilled labor and economic development. Dr. Albert Nsengiyumva, the education state minister in-charge of Technical education (TVET) made the remarks during a press briefing to announce planned activities of the TVET expo which is set to take place from […]

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A Youth working on a motor vehicle engine. Youth unemployment is still a big challenge in Rwanda

Who Will Fix Rwanda’s Unemployment Puzzle?

on September 26, 2015, 8:06 am / in English, featured

Florien Rurihose, graduated in Microbiology at former Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in 2012, but failed to get a job because there was no one to offer him a job with his skills. After an endless search for a job without success, Rurihose decided to seek extra training in rural development. The skills he acquired gave him a […]

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Youth at a carpentry and joinery workshop in Rubavu district, Rural Rwanda is currently attracting more private investments compared to the urban areas.

Money Winds Now Blowing To Rural Rwanda

on September 15, 2015, 5:09 pm / in English, featured, Ibikorwa

The rural Rwanda is increasingly attracting private investments and defying the popular norm that opportunities were only in the capital city Kigali. According to an Integrated Households Living Condition Survey (EICV4 2013/2014) report released Monday, entrepreneurship is flowing more into rural areas than urban areas. Within the last three years, the survey report shows the percentage of private establishments increased […]

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Graduands at Rwanda youth rehabilitation center; participants acquire skills in various domains: Carpentry, tailoring, masonry, modern farming; and driving

Rwandan Youth quits Drug for Masonry

on August 23, 2015, 7:31 pm / in Amasomo, English, featured

GerômeTwahirwa18 was in January 2014 attending a science lecture in GS APAPE Gikondo secondary school in Kigali when he felt he needed to smoke cannabis. He stood up and told his teacher that he could not continue with the lecture and walked out. A week later it was reported that Twahirwa had been arrested.  “Police arrested me after stealing a […]

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