The cooperation between Nkhotakota Youth Organisation and Flora Upper Secondary School has lead to the birth of Nkhotakota Vocational Skills Centre. This centre is the first of its kind in the district and will empower youths in Nkhotakota with vocational and entrepreneaurical skills that will create values and reduce poverty. The Centre opened january 2011.
Please see the attached photos of the students of the first intake of welding training.
On the group photo you can see the welding trainer Mr. Hussein in the back, far left. The next one is the prison ward who guards the inmates from prison (3 students) and the next one is Mayamikomasasa, the only girl in the class.
Justina and mates depicts the woman who comes to borrow the knitting machine every day at the centre. She is handicapped and cannot use her legs, but she can move around in her special wheelchair. Justina and the welding students have developed to be good friends.