Ntawo Youth and Women Skills Training Center is one of the four regional Vocational skills Training Centers directly operated and administered by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development through the Department of Youth and Children Affairs. This was as recognition of the needs to provide employable skills to Youth and Women especially from rural areas.

The Center aims at offer vocational, Livelihoods and life skills and hands-on training to the youth which can help them to start income generating activities.


  • To equip youth and women with vocational hands-on skills training for gainful employment.
  • To enhance self-employment- oriented skills training for youth and women to create employment and income generating opportunities.
  • Provide equitable access to skills development



Vocational Skill Hands-On training(Category 1)

  • Tailoring
  • Hair dressing
  • Carpentry
  • Instant skills training (Category 2)
  • Entrepreneurship skills training {Compulsory to all courses}
  • Life skills training/SRH
  • Soap/Crisps making
  • Soft skills
  • Mindset change
  • Motor cycle repair
  • Solar Repairs


A total of 2591 youth were trained in project based vocational skills since 2015/16 to   2018/19.