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Lamu Youth Vocational Training Centre Gets Funded

Tuesday 24/10/2017, the Aga Khan Foundation, through funding from the European Union has officially handed over equipment to the six Lamu Vocational training centres at Lamu Youth Vocational Training Centre.

The project have been implemented after a survey conducted by the Aga khan foundation on Vocational centres where lack of adequate equipment and materials was found being a challenge to the extent that the delivery of quality employable skills to youth was extensively compromised.

The equipment: Tailoring, computing and sport items cost Ksh 3million, these will enhance better quality of training. According to Mr. Atrash Mohammed, the Project Manager for coast region,

“God willing, November or Early December we will donate more equipment for masonry, carpentry, electrical and mechanical engineering costing Ksh 5 million for Lamu and Garissa County.”

220 Lamu County Government and GIZ sponsored students from Lamu Vocational training centre who pursued different fields graduated. During the ceremony, Mr Atrash told the student that after finalizing there courses they should be able to practice their skills and they will be connected to business entities and companies for their internship program where ksh 3 million will be used for the industries that the student will be attached.
The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Governor Abdulhakim Bwana, Mkomani ward administrator Yahya Ahmed, CO Education Hafswa Diffin, Aga Khan Foundation Officials and other County Government officials.

In his speech the Deputy Governor urged the beneficiaries to be thankful for the donors for the sacrifices. He also urged the trainers to provide specific and unique trainings concerning the culture and heritage of Lamu which will be employable skills and insisted the graduates to use their skills to acquire their living.

Waziri Mpya wa Afya Bw. Raphael Munywa Achukua Usukani

Waziri mpya wa Afya,mazingira na usafi wa jamii Bw. Raphael Munywa hapo jana alikabidhiwa rasmi mamlaka na mtangulizi wake anayeondoka Dakatari Mohamed Kombo katika majengo ya hospitali ya King Fahad kaunti ya Lamu.

Akizungumza wakati wakumkabidhi rasmi mamlaka waziri huyo mpya, daktari Kombo alieleza matumaini yake na imani yake kwa serekali ya sasa kwa kuboreshwa kwa hospitali za Lamu zaidi, na kueleza kuwa yeye binafsi aliwahi kufanya kazi na gavana wa sasa Fahim Yassin Twaha alipokuwa mbunge wa Lamu magharibi na kumtaja kuwa alikuwa mchapa kazi.

Na kwa upande wake waziri Munywa amempongeza daktari Kombo kwa bidii yake na kusema kuwa bado atashirikiana naye ili kusaidia watu wa Lamu na kuahidi kuwa ataboresha huduma katika hospitali hiyo.
Hafla hiyo imehudhuriwa na wafanyikazi na wakuu wa idara mbali mbali za afya pamoja na wakaazi wa Lamu.

Gavana Wa Lamu Fahim Twaha Akiwa Katika Hospitali Ndogo Ya Faza

Gavana wa Lamu Fahim Twaha akiwa katika hospitali ndogo ya Faza akikutana na wafanyikazi wa hospitali hiyo ili kusikia kilio chao kufuatia mgomo unaoendelea. Wakitoa malalamishi yao muhudumu mmoja wa maabara alisema kuwa wao wanafaa kupatiwa marupurupu ya wito wa dharura kama vile wenzao madaktari. Naye gavana Twaha aliwasihi wahudumu hao wa afya kurudi kazini huku akisema kuwa anawashughulikia licha ya kuwa maswala yao yako kwa SRC.

Maonyesho Ya Takataka Za Plastiki Katika Kaunti Ya Lamu

Maonyesho ya takataka za plastiki kwa mara ya kwanza yamefanyika katika kaunti ya Lamu kwenye ukumbi wa makavazi ya Lamu.

Maonyesho hayo yaliyofahamika kama Takataka Exhibition Lamu Fort,ni ya kuonyesha taka za plastiki zilizokusanywa katika fuo za bahari na watu wanaojitolea kufanya usafi baharini iliyowajumuisha baadhi ya vijana wa Lamu na wageni wanaoishi Lamu kutoka ngambo kwa ushirikiano na makavazi ya Lamu.

Akizungumza kama mgeni wa hishma katika maonyesho hayo gavana wa Lamu Fahim Twaha alifurahishwa na watu hao kuja na fikra hiyo ya kuhifadhi mazingira na kuwapongeza.

Twaha ametoa wito kwa wakaazi wa Lamu kuhifadhi mazingira na kutotupa taka ovyo ovyo. Wakati huo huo Gavana Twaha ametangaza kuwa atawaajiri kazi vijana waliojitolea kusafisha fuo za bahari wakiongozwa na Hassan Obo aliyejitolea kwa kazi hiyo kwa miaka 18.

Sherehe hiyo pia ilijumuisha wanafunzi wa shule za msingi za Lamu kwa kuwapa mafunzo ya umuhimu wa kuhifadhi mazingira ambapo waliofuzu walikabidhiwa shahada.

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