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Learning technical skills is the only way to fight unemployment

Gicumbi: Technical education the solution to unemployment

on August 24, 2014, 2:30 pm / in English, featured, Ibikorwa

Rwandan youth whether educated or not are all facing the unemployment problem and the solution to majority of the youth would be learning technical skills to be job creators not job seekers. With the growth of unemployment especially among the youth in Rwanda, Technical and Vocational Skills are one of the best solutions to get out of unemployment an issue […]

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Rulindo: Girls acquire various vocational skills

Rulindo: Girls acquire various vocational skills

on August 24, 2014, 2:27 pm / in English, featured, Ibikorwa

A total of 575 disadvantaged adolescent girls from Rulindo, Kicukiro and Gichumbi district have received training aimed at equipping them with different entrepreneurial skills in areas of culinary art, food processing, agri-business, arts and crafts. The 12 months training was organised by Adolescent Girls’ Initiative (AGI) The AGI project is a pilot project intended to improve incomes and empower disadvantaged […]

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Jean PierreMbarushimana says he is currently a better person thanks to Iwawa rehabilitation center that trained him on hair cutting

Nyamasheke: Iwawa Rehab Centre shaping lives

on August 20, 2014, 6:12 pm / in English, featured, Ibikorwa

The centre, which was created by the Rwanda Ministry of Youth to address the growing problem of youth-related drug problems in the country armed with the prime focus of the centre is on rehabilitation and Vocational skills development rather than a punitive measure. Jean Pierre Mbarushimana, one of the graduates of Iwawa rehabilitation centre says that today he is a […]

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Over Rwf 1.3 billion awarded in third round of SDF grants

Over Rwf 1.3 billion awarded in third round of SDF grants

on August 19, 2014, 8:36 pm / in English, featured, Ibikorwa

The Ministry of Education through Workforce Development Authority (WDA) awarded a total grant of Rwf 1,355,839,432 to 33 winners of the third round of the Skills Development Fund (SDF). According to the ministry of education officials this grant is aimed to develop skills through the Technical Education and Vocational Training (TVET) centers. While presiding over the grant award giving ceremony, […]

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