Youth Empowerment Projects Transform Lives
Various projects being undertaken by the government through the Ministry of Sports, Arts and Recreation have transformed the lives of many youths across the country.
Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Senator Monica Mutsvangwa said the empowerment projects have had a positive impact on the lives of youths.
“Two youth fishing projects in Binga District in Matabeleland North have been assisted to obtain fishing permits, as part of the wider program to empower citizens to optimally utilize local resources,” said Minister Mutsvangwa.
The government has also established the Binga Vocational Training Centre in Matabeleland North Province so as to equip youths with entrepreneurial skills.
Under the Community Skills outreach program, Mashonaland West Province has been trained in solar installation, motor mechanics, building and painting, carpentry and welding.
“At Kukwanisa Vocational Training Centre in Mutasa District, 150 youths have completed training in Nursery Management.
“At Mushagashe Vocational Training Centre, 150 youths have completed training in plumbing, welding, baking and Uniform production,” added Minister Mutsvangwa.
Similarly, in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province, 150 Youths have completed training in Catering and Cosmetology. There is also a construction of the Kanye and Arts and Culture Centre in Mashonaland Central Province.