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Presidential Initiative on Skilling the Girl, Boy Child

Since its initiation in January 2018, Luzira Skilling Centre has enrolled and skilled a total of 5,606 youths.

The presidential initiative on the skilling the girl/boy child project ensures that the needy acquire skilling courses like hairdressing, embroidery, tailoring, knitting, weaving, shoe making, bakery and confectionery. the goal is to ensure that needy children benefit from the presidential initiative from various centres so that they can be self-employed. at the end of the 6months course, students do an assessment exam given by the Directorate of industrial training (DIT) and are given certificates.

The program is free of charge you only require a national identity card and recommendation letter from the lc1 to enrol for the program and students are given free meals from Monday to Friday.

The special presidential assistant for education/project head, Dr faith Mirembe katana has been visiting different centres in Kampala as the students showcase the skills they have acquired throughout the period of the course

The program started on 10/4/2017 with 850 students and the president launched it on 14/4/2017 thus the field batch of students graduated on 30th /10/2017.

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