Gender Matters for Green TVET Programme Supports Graduates with Tool Kits to Facilitate their Transition into the Labour Market during the 24TH Graduation Ceremony at Bombo.


Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre Bombo with support from Gender Matters for Green TVET Programme supported 4 female and 4 male graduated from electrical and plumbing departments with tool kits to facilitate their transition into the labour market.

This took place on 27th April 2024 during the 24TH graduation ceremony. A total of 209 graduates (59 female and 150 male) were awarded certificates for successfully completing their skills training in the following trades: Electrical, Solar, Plumbing, Agriculture, Building, Carpentry, Hair dressing, Catering, tailoring and Welding.

His Lordship The Bishop of Kotido Dioceses  Eibu Dominic graced the ceremony as Chief Guest and led the Holy Eucharistic celebration plus awarding certificates to graduands.

The Bishop called upon graduands to contribute to their families and community development by putting into practice the acquired knowledge and skills.

He further encouraged the youth (girls and boys) to embrace Technical Vocation Education and Training (TVET) as he observed that it’s the way to go.

This is because it enables them acquire practical knowledge and skills that help them survive in this competitive economy.

This was made possible with funding from the Austrian Development Cooperation and Jugend Eine Welt. This is part of the broader Gender Matters for Green TVET programme; a four-year initiative (2023-2026) implemented in five Don Bosco TVET Centres across Uganda (Bombo, Palabek and Kamuli) and Rwanda (Gatenga and Muhazi).

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