Lamu Vocational Training
The only known training center in Lamu County, Lamu Youths Vocational training; revive after waning for a long period of time.
Since devolution, Lamu youths Vocational training has flourished due to the hard work of the county government led by H.E Issa Abdalla Timamy, through the department of education, youth and gender.
Education being a first priority, County Government is striving to ensure the institution has all the requirements through collaborating and connecting with different sponsors, to give chance to Lamu youths acquires skills as a one way to protect them from tragedies like drugs and prepare them for their future life.
One of the Lamu Vocational Training Center students’s receiving her certificate from trainer.
Earlier, most students who completed their secondary education could not fulfill their dreams to go for further studies due to lack of fees or not passing very well, but the county government managed to offer free courses like masonry, building and construction , electricity, hair and beauty, where the self-sponsored students enjoys the bursaries from county government.
68 sponsored students who completed their courses were taken to Nairobi for 3months industrial attachment sponsored by County
Government and GIZ (company that specializes in international development).
New hair and beauty classroom by county government equipped by the Agahan Foundation with modern equipment was officially opened by the governor. Mostly the female students benefitted from it. This shows that county government is responsible for the youths, where both the male and female youth enjoys the right to education.
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