VTS Beneficiary Profiles

Introducing the beneficiaries of our Vocational Training Scheme (VTS) bursary…

 

Nakigozi Solome

Name: Nakigozi Solome
Age: 19
Community: Bajjo
Profile: Single mother of one. Completed primary school and some secondary school.
Dream: To be able to start her own business designing and making clothes so she can take care of herself and her daughter.
Course (College): Tailoring (St Padre Pio College)
Year Scholarship Received: 2015
Cost: £400 (estimated)
Impact Summary: In progress…

 

Nakigozi Solome

 

Bowembo Joseph

 

Buwembo Joseph

Name: Buwembo Joseph
Age: 22
Community: Bajjo
Profile: He is the first of 9 siblings. His mother could only afford to pay him through primary education.
Dream: To become a welder or a brick layer.
Course (College): Building and Concrete Practice (St Padre Pio College)
Year Scholarship Received: 2015
Cost: £400 (estimated)
Impact Summary: In progress…

 

Musisi Fredrick

Name: Musisi Fredrick
Age: 21
Community: Gobero
Profile: Orphaned at four years and from that time Fred has been staying with his aunt and grandmother. Completed primary school and some secondary school.
Dream: To start his own business building houses.
Course (College): Building and Concrete Practice (St Padre Pio College)
Year Scholarship Received: 2015
Cost: £400 (estimated)
Impact Summary: In progress…

 

Musisi Fredrick

 

Kizito Joseph

 

Kizito Joseph

Name: Kizito Joseph
Age: 23
Community: Gobero
Profile: Joseph completed some secondary school but has been doing various odd jobs in the village since leaving school 2 years ago, including; digging, building, fetching water making bricks
Dream: He has a dream of becoming a professional builder because in his assessment when he laboured on building sites he realised that builders were earning some good money.
Course (College): Building and Concrete Practice (St Padre Pio College)
Year Scholarship Received: 2015
Cost: £400 (estimated)
Impact Summary: In progress…

 

Nakalembe Rhoda

Name: Nakalembe Rhoda
Age: 21
Community: Bajjo
Profile: Rhoda completed primary school and some secondary school.
Dream: To set up her own hair salon in her own village until she has enough experience and money to start a salon in the city (Kampala).
Course (College): Hair Dressing (Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre)
Year Scholarship Received: 2014
Cost: £240
Impact Summary: In progress…

 

Nakalembe Rhoda

 

Kato Godfrey

 

Kato Godfrey

Name: Kato Godfrey
Age: 19
Community: Bajjo
Profile: Completed primary school, but his mother (who is a single mother) could not afford fees for secondary school.
Dream: To start his own garage and to own his own car!
Course (College): Motor Vehicle Mechanics (Bbowa Community Polytechnic School)
Year Scholarship Received: 2014
Cost: £389
Impact Summary: In progress…

 

Nabukeera Lillian

Name: Nabukeera Lillian
Age: 22
Community: Gobero
Profile: Completed primary school, but parents could not afford senior school fees. Lives in basic hut with father and other siblings.
Dream: To start her own Salon and be self-reliant.
Course (College): Hairdressing & Salon (Nazareth Vocational Training Institute)
Year Scholarship Received: 2013
Cost: £406
Impact Summary: In progress…

 

Nabukeera Lillian

 

Henry

 

Mabiru Henry

Name: Mabiru Henry
Age: 17
Community: Gobero
Profile: Lives with grandmother.
Dream: To make enough money to support himself and his wider family.
Course (College): Motor Vehicle Technician (Masuliita Vocational Training Centre)
Year Scholarship Received: 2013
Cost: £283
Impact Summary: In progress…