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Youth in Bugesera say “Akazi Kanoze” programme helped them to achieve sustainable development

Bugesera: Akazi Kanoze programme a social development spark

on November 20, 2014, 10:11 am / in English, featured, Ibikorwa

  Youth in Bugesera district commended ‘Akazi Kanoze’, a government programme that promotes technical education for improving their lives. Akazi Kanoze, empowers Rwandan youth with the necessary tools and resources to enter into a positive development pathway that will lead to increased lifelong livelihood opportunities. Under the programme, youth are selected and paid for by USAID to acquire vocational training […]

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Head of the German delegation, Gudrun Grosse Wiesmann, and Finance minister Amb. Claver Gatete after sealing the deal. (Courtesy)

Rwanda gets nearly €70m for skills training

on November 14, 2014, 9:02 am / in English, featured

The Government of Rwanda and The Federal Republic of Germany concluded cooperation negotiations that saw German donate €69.5 million equivalent to Rwf 60 billion, to support Rwanda’s economic development. The donation will be invested in technical and vocational education, decentralization and financial sector development, respectively. The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning highlighted that the contribution will enhance Rwanda’s economic […]

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Huye: TVT gives skills and employability

Huye: TVT gives skills and employability

on November 7, 2014, 9:44 am / in Amasomo, English, featured

The Rwandan government is keen on reshaping the national skills development system in order to reduce the skills mismatch, promote waged and self-employment for young people and mobilize different ways of learning to cope with the need for highly skilled workers. With the financial support from Society for Family Health (SFH), a non-profit organisation that fights against HIV/AIDS 30 youth […]

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TVET’s enrollment increases by 97%

TVET’s enrollment increases by 97%

on November 5, 2014, 9:39 am / in English, featured

The enrollment    for   students going   for Technical Vocational educational Training- TVET    has increased by 96.6 percent to 83,893 students by end of last year, according to statistics from Workforce Development Agency-WDA. Statistics indicate that   the students’ enrollment to TVET schools, seen as a remedy to the skills gap looming in the country increased to 83,893 students in 2013 up from […]

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