Thanks to our generous donors Connect Africa Vocational Institute opened with its inaugural class in February 2018! With valuable job skills graduates are able to earn a meaningful income - now that’s economic opportunity!
Soon-to-be tailors learn fashion and design. Graduates are able to sew school uniforms, alter readily available second-hand clothing and to create original clothing designs of fine attire.
Eager cooks learn recipe development, menu planning, good sanitary practices, food service and safety; allowing them to secure employment in restaurants, hotels, school dining halls and construction site canteens.
Our curriculum includes instruction in business practices like inventory management, book keeping and marketing, and in employment seeking, as well as academic tutoring, as needed. Graduates are eligible to sit for national certification exams and to apply for a business start up loan.