Skills Training for Employment Promotion (STEP) in Adjumani and Kiryandongo Refugee Settlements

Uganda’s population with over 78% below 30 years (Uganda Bureau of Statistics 2020) is largely under/unemployed due to inappropriate skills (National Planning Authority-Uganda Vision 2040). Yet the Skilling Uganda strategy (2011-2020) recognises the need to create employable skills and competencies relevant in the labour market instead of educational certificates.  Enabel’s 2022 Labour Market Scan (LMS) […]

ENABEL – Market Oriented Skills Development Project (2019)

Market Oriented Skills Development for Refugees and Host Communities in Kiryandongo and Adjumani is a project that was implemented by Windle International Uganda, in partnership with Uganda Manufacturer’s Association (UMA) and Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), with funding from European Union Trust Fund-Skills Development Fund (SDF) through ENABEL. The project was conducted through mobile vocational skills training for refugees and host […]

Vocational Skills Training for self-reliance and socio-economic integration

Vocational skills training is one of the pathways for Refugees and Host Community Youth to attain Post-Secondary School Education and gainful employment. For out of school youth who may not have made it to secondary school this is the most promising solution to employment and sustainable livelihoods as well as socio-economic integration. Windle International Uganda […]

200 Refugee and Host Community Youth Receive Business Start-up Kits

Windle International Uganda (WIU) in partnership with Uganda Manufacture’s Association & Young Women’s Christian Association last week passed out 49 nationals (17 Males, 32 Females) and 151 Refugees (34 Males, 117 Females) Vocational Skills graduates and offered them business start-up kits. The 200 graduates are beneficiaries of the Market Oriented Skill Development for Refugees and Host Community Project in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement. Market Oriented […]