Isinya vocational training center benefits from 14 sewing machines courtesy of Umma University. The occasion was graced by Kajiado deputy governor Hon. Paul Ntiati, accompanied by CECM education Hon. Jeremiah Nairowua, Co. Sankale and other county officials. The team inspected the progress of the vocational center before they handed over the machines. A visit that was lauded by the deputy governor as a stepping stone and urged the teachers with student to embrace unity to achieve their dreams. “Am happy with the progress the school in terms of training, infrastructure and the number of courses offered. The school enrollment has also increased to almost 200 students.” The deputy further added that the county government is committed to expanding and equipping youth vocational centers to ensure youth get the best attainable training in the institutions. Applauding Umma University for the donation of the machines, Ntiati called more cooperation from different stakeholders to join hands with the county to empower the institutions and development of the community at large. Articulating the students not to despise their humble backgrounds but instead use the skills they acquired to better their tomorrow.
Water insufficiency was raised by the institution as part of the challenges they are experiencing but the deputy governor promised them soon the county will open the borehole constructed next to the institution that will benefit them.
CECM for education Hon. Jeremiah Nairowua praised Umma University saying “they have decided to walk with us by donating 14 sewing machines that are of high quality that are both manual and power driven. We want as a county to be among the first counties in this country who will built up this skills so that instead of only us using skills here we will be very happy as a county to export labor to other counties’’. The minister added that they are doing re branding and the enrollment is going higher hence appreciating the efforts of students, teachers and county government. Urging people that the vocational training is open for everybody. State vision 2030 Kenya the minister said Kenya is on a move towards the vision and they cannot make it unless they invest in vocational Training. “These skills that are trained here are the drivers that will take us to attainment and achievement of vision 2030.”
The board promised to work hand in hand with all stakeholders to acquire the skills and the standard needed.