Skills Training at ASTON COLLEGE
This is a comprehensive program where we train and equip youths with relevant applicable skills to launch into the job market with an objective to create employment for themselves and others in the community.
Targeting vulnerable girls from the informal settlements of Mathare, Kariobangi, Korogocho, Dandora & its environs for a scholarship training program with an objective of self-reliance.
We train on Hairdressing and Beauty, Short Business Courses, Computer Application Packages, Camera and Film Technology etc. With emphasis on how they can start businesses and be self-sufficient.
We also provide Entrepreneurship training and appropriate Business Development Services to youth engaging in business in order to ensure that they have adequate skills, and are able to identify and tap into business opportunities, while embracing modern business management techniques.
Upon competition of the course, we send them for internships so that they can perfect themselves. We also encourage some to come together get a loan from COTA SACCO and start an enterprise under the mentorship of qualified market personnel.
We charge $ 200 (Ksh. 20,000) for administrative costs so that the project can be sustainable.
We also OFFER free training to students who cannot afford and offer career talks with counselling sessions to all students.