Govt Launches Uganda Refugees Employment Promotion Programme

Govt Launches Uganda Refugees Employment Promotion Programme

The government has launched the Uganda Refugees Employment promotion Programme which is aimed at imparting employable skills to 2400 refugees across the country and their host communities.

Ms Jane Okou Egau, the director of Higher Technical, Vocational Education and Training, said this is part of the comprehensive refugee protection policy, which the government launched in 2017 to allow refugees to work, own property and get an education.

The three-year shs 1.5 billion programmes, is running in three vocational schools located near refugee camps across the country according to Mr. Fred Muwanga, the principal of Nakawa vocational training institute.

They include Nakawa, which is handling the refugee community in Kampala, Uganda Plytechnic Inst

 

Government has launched Uganda Refugees Employment promotion Programme which is aimed at imparting employable skills to 2400 refugees across the country and their host communities.

Ms. Jane Okou Egau, the director of Higher Technical, Vocational Education and Training, said this is part of the comprehensive refugee protection policy, which government launched in 2017 to allow refugees work, own property and get education.

The three-year shs 1.5 billion programmes, is running in three vocational schools located near refugee camps across the country according to Mr. Fred Muwanga, the principal of Nakawa vocational training institute.

They include Nakawa, which is handling the refugee community in Kampala, Uganda Plytechnic Institute in Kiryandongo and St Simon Vocational Training Institute in Hoima District to handle the refugees in Kyangwali refugee settlement.

Dr. Kai Roder, the project manager said the concept started from Germany, where their company Bulungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtscharft (BBW) started helping the German government provide survival skills to the youth.

itute in Kiryandongo and St Simon Vocational Training Institute in Hoima District to handle the refugees in Kyangwali refugee settlement.

Dr. Kai Roder, the project manager said the concept started in Germany, where their company Bulungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtscharft (BBW) started helping the German government provide survival skills to the youth.