This unit provides tailored, high-impact training that is designed to address vocational and businesses skills’ gaps among vulnerable youth and women in Uganda. The unit also provides training on entrepreneurship, mindset transformation, governance and leadership. We also train cooperatives, SACCOs and VSLAs in governance and management, marketing, branding, value addition,
Under Skills Development, we have equipped 1,480 youth and women with demand-driven vocational and business skills affording them to start profitable businesses or obtain gainful employment. To date,180 youth in Kampala, Wakiso, Kayunga, Buikwe and Mpigi districts have been trained and supported to start profitable businesses such as fruit processing, piggery, saloon, soap making, welding, electronics, and poultry. Over 1120 youth trained in vocational skills are currently absorbed in gainful employment in different sectors, such as; agriculture, tourism, construction, craft, and automotive industries.