ROM Holds 5th Graduation Ceremony of Students on the Apprenticeship Training Program
On May 31st 2019, Reach Out passed out 174 Students that were on the Apprenticeship Training Program that usually runs for six months. The students undertook different set courses in tailoring, hairdressing, catering and mechanics. All students were awarded certificates and for the outstanding students that performed excellently, start up tools like sewing machines and salon equipment were provided to them.
Reach Out Mbuya, as part of its holistic care offers social support services including vocational training that equips the youth, women, orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) with constructive entrepreneurship, financial knowledge and management skills. The program targets youth out-of-school or individuals without a formal education background.
Over 900 Youth have graduated from the Reach Out Apprenticeship Training program since its inception in 2006 and this has been with the support of donors that include; Barclays Bank, Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF) and Children’s Aids Fund.