Carpentry Program for 30 young men and women
This project will provide 30 young men and women aged 17-20 with the opportunity to learn carpentry skills that might take them out of poverty.
The area around Kasita seminary has a population of over 35,600 people and is located 500 km from the capital Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The people here are very poor and depend on small scale farming to support themselves. The youth have little chance of getting an education, health services, or employment. This project will provide 30 young men and women aged 17-20 with the opportunity to learn hat might take them out of poverty. The program will last 6 months and they will learn how to make various types of furniture that are in demand. They will be trained by an expert teacher who will be paid by charging each student a small fee. Selling of the furniture will provide the program with an income to sustain future programs.
Local contributionown work
Fr Charles Kuandika, Diocese of Mahenge
- Basaid: Susan Rocha