Project #9882

Training very disadvantaged teenagers in Zambia

May 21, 2012

Report May 2012

During the past few months, despite the financial constraints, the project has been moving forwards.

The Centre is well on the way to becoming an approved training centre and will be registered by Teveta. This will enable examinations to take place on site avoiding fees for external examinations and the transport costs.

The newly appointed manager is busy making best use of current resources.

Although not yet complete, the new workshop is being used to train students in carpentry. Chickens are being fattened and sold to the local community to bring in extra funds. It is clearly recognized that this is a partnership, the local people will do what they can to generate income locally, but they also need our support.

This project faces major challenges, but the local people are determined to make a difference to the local teenagers. Any funds they receive are being carefully allocated to bring maximum benefit – the priority at the moment being to ensure that there are sufficient materials for the tailoring and carpentry classes.

Some tailoring students have completed their courses and are currently producing items for sale, while waiting to sit their examinations. Similarly, as the carpentry students become more proficient, they expect to sell some of their work to raise additional funds.


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Organization Information


Location: MONMOUTH, MONMOUTHSHIRE - United Kingdom
Project Leader:
David Steiner
Chief Executive
Monmouth, Monmouthshire United Kingdom