Nakuru Center

Background Nakuru Town

Nakuru is the immediate former provincial headquarters of Rift Valley Province; it is located on the floor bed of the Great Rift Valley and is situated on the busy Nairobi-Eldoret highway. Nakuru town host some the best tourist attraction sites in the world; Lake Nakuru National park, Menengai crater, Lake elementaita, and Mt. Longonot. In addition, Nakuru is an industrial and agricultural city, thus has a very stable economic sustainability. That is why there are substantial large scale and small scale business enterprises supporting its large population of about 326,125 (2009 National census).

CAP YEI involvement in Nakuru town

Batches Enrolled

Total Enrolled

Total Trained

Total Under Training

Total Employed

Employment Percentage

Entrepreneurs

10

1058

913

0

734

80%

43

 

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CAP YEI training center was proposed to be at the industrial center of the town; there is much exposure in the industrial area in terms of infrastructure, internship linkages, accessibility to professional mentor’s, field visits, field exposure visits, and job opportunities.

The center initially trained youth in hospitality and automobile skills. Currently, it is training skills in Hospitality, Security, and hair dressing and beauty. 9 batches have completed training already and 10th one is in progress. Since its inception, the center has enrolled 922 trainees, trained and graduated 789, and helped 611 or 77% get employments. In addition, 124 are currently under training process, while 42 have started their own businesses. Because of the positive rate of employment of the trainees, there is great demand for skills training at the center

 

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Documentary - 2016