A new Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) School worth over Rwf4 billion in Nyabihu District has been completed under the auspices of President Paul Kagame and is due for inauguration next month.
The school will provide students with skills to transform agricultural and dairy production especially in transforming Irish Potato and Maize production, train students in leather tanning and shoe making among other products.
A total of over 300 students will benefit from the school every year.
Optimism in Nyabihu residents
Nyabihu residents say they are ready to enroll their children for vocational skills.
“I thank the government of Rwanda for constructing this school which will help our children acquire vocational skills. During the construction activities, many people got jobs,” said Zachée Kalimba from Mukamira sector.
The school will have advanced level, but will also train secondary school leavers and university graduates who will wish to acquire vocational skills.
Nyabihu District Vice-mayor in Charge of Social Affairs, Clarisse Mukansanga urged parents to sensitise children about benefits of vocational skills so that they will grow up with working spirit that will help them in development.
“We urge parents to grab the opportunity and let their children enroll for the acquisition of vocational skills so that they can contribute to own and national development,” she said.
New Nyabihu TVET school due for launch