Our Donation To DAPP Namibia
In September 2019 Planet Aid UK donated £13,000 to DAPP Namibia in support of the Vocational Training School in Outapi.
The DAPP Vocational Training School aims to equip students with essential vocational skills and attitudes that will help them to seek meaningful employment to sustain themselves and their families. The school also trains students in entrepreneurial skills so they can start their own income generating activities. At the same time the school includes broader training and activities that promote the engagement of the students in sports, culture and community development.
Students receive theoretical and practical training according to approved unit standards. Furthermore, the students undertake job attachments at construction companies, offices, farms and agricultural green schemes, early childhood development centres and kindergartens.
What happens to the students after graduation?
A tracer study carried out among students who finished their training within the last three years showed that 68% were employed or self-employed, which is a fair result compared to the general unemployment rate among youth in the country.