Ministry Of Gender To Skill Disabled Teenagers

Teenagers 16 Years And Above To Benefit

The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development under its department of Disability and Elderly, starting April this year, will commence a programme of imparting different practical skills to varying disability teenagers who will meet requisite requirements to enroll at selected pilot Vocational Training and Rehabilitation Institutions.

The Department of Disability and Elderly Affairs under the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, invites applications from Youth with Disabilities (Boys and Girls) aged 16 years and above for Vocational Skills training courses in its Vocational Rehabilitation Training Institutions. The training takes 12 months starting in April 2022.

Qualifications:

Primary Seven and above but interested youth with disability who did not go to elementary school, will be allowed to enroll the training is hands on.
Application forms can be got from the District Community Development Offices (DCDOs) in the various Local Governments for free. Applications are received up to the end of March 2022 and classes begin on 04th April 2022.

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Feeding, Tuition and accommodation are catered for by the Government of Uganda.
The institutions, their contacts and courses offered are as follows: –
1. Lweza Rehabilitation Centre – – Tailoring and Garment cutting
– Shoe and Leather works
– Hair Dressing 0773 952 721

2. Ruti Rehabilitation Centre – – Tailoring and Garment cutting
– Hair Dressing
– Shoe and Leather works
– Carpentry and Joinery
– Knitting and Weaving 0775 002 770

3. Mpumudde Rehabilitation Centre – – Tailoring and Garment cutting
– Hair Dressing
– Knitting and Weaving
– Food Science
– Computer Studies 0775 994 003

4. Ocoko Rehabilitation Centre –
– Tailoring and Garment cutting
– Welding and Metal fabrication
– Carpentry and Joinery
– Shoe and Leather Works
– Knitting and Weaving 0779 183 035

5. Kireka Rehabilitation Centre – 0772 623 034
– Tailoring and Garment cutting
– Hair Dressing
– Handcraft
– Carpentry and Joinery
– Welding and Metal fabrication
N.B: Application forms are to be returned to the institution of the applicant’s choice for assessment and issuance of admission letter.

Chris Kato

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