saviour kasukuwere 24-10-10.jpgGovernment has pledged its commitment to maintaining the current sound human capital through creating and supporting existing vocational training institutions across the country.


The country’s sound and vibrant human capital base is envisaged to play a critical role in the transformation of the local economy and assist in the attainment of a double digit growth rate in the near future.


Guest of Honor at the 10th graduation ceremony of Young Africa Skills centre in Chitungwiza, Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment,  Cde. Saviour Kasukuwere said it is essential to develop human capital in order to ensure the success of the on-going economic revival process and the economic empowerment drive.


Minister Kasukuwere challenged the graduates and youths across the country to exploit the available economic empowerment opportunities as well as utilise the Youth Development Fund in the setting up of viable youth enterprises.


Young Africa Skills Centre General Manager, Mrs. Enet Mukurazita said the institution will strive to produce quality graduates who can assist in the realisation of government economic development agenda.


“We are very supportive of the current economic empowerment initiative and to that end we are committed to producing quality graduates capable of transforming the local economy,”she said.


The occasion saw the graduation of 135 youths who underwent 6 months training in the fields of catering, carpentry, motor vehicle mechanics, welding, leatherworks and dressmaking.


The Young Africa Skills Centre was established in 2001 with a mission of empowering young people in the community of Chitungwiza.


The centre has also benefited several communities outside Chitungwiza.