“TVET Girl” campaign continues to attract local residents

TVET Girl campaign, which was officially launched on November 28 today, has reached Huye district in the Southern province. This is after making road trips in the districts of Ngoma, Nyagatare, Gicumbi, Muhanga and Rubavu districts.
female role models in TVET sharing their success stories with local residents in Rubavu district
Local district leaders, artists, female role models in TVET, girls currently enrolled in TVET, gender focal points associated with IPRCs and WDA team are constantly passing on messages to attract more girls into TVET.
Local artist Young Grace also urging fellow young girls to join Science, Technology and Mathematics related trades.
Changing the mindset of young girls towards TVET requires efforts from different stakeholders. The Vice Mayor of Rubavu district in charge of Social affairs Marie Grace Uwampayizina called on grass root leaders to own this initiative as the Rwanda strives to become a middle income state.
Vice Mayor i of Rubavu district in charge of social affiars Marie Grace Uwampayizina addressing local residents
One of the female role models demonstrating her skills metal work
One of the role models Devota kubwimana is a student in Construction at IPRC South. She is optimistic that such a campaign gives courage to fellow girls. “ Some of us faced challenges when choosing this career, but now that the Government and development partners approach local people, it makes a big difference. Many youth will begin making right choices in TVET.
Another role model demonstrating skills in mixing colors.
Clarisse Nyirasikubwabo 16, a student in Huye district who attended the TVET Girl campaign said that messages inspired her to take up courses that enable chances of job creation. She however calls on those implementing TVET to go further deep in villages where the message has not yet penetrated.
Local leaders and district Education officers join in discussions to clarify more on messages during TVET Girl campaign.