Humana People to People

Humana People to People

Empowered graduates

Recently the vocational school celebrated the graduation of 118 students, 93 of the graduates were females making it the largest class and number of graduating females (93) in the history of the school. These milestones were the result of training courses offered by the vocational school in community development, business & secretarial studies, bricklaying & plastering and office administration.

The director of DAPP Namibia in her speech stated, “As an institution of higher learning, we will do our utmost to support and contribute to the ongoing national efforts to address the developmental challenges facing our nation”.

In education, DAPP Namibia look up to its 2 vocational schools and other institutions of higher learning to produce more graduates with skills and knowledge

that is necessary to bring about the industrialization of the economy. The training school has expanded in 2014 to offer the Kindergarten Teachers of the Future training

It was certainly reason to celebrate as the students were called forward to receive individual awards and diplomas. Expressing a mix of gratitude and pride, Martha Ausikuh, 29 years old, captured the emotions of the graduating class. “I am pleased to convey on behalf of my colleagues our deepest gratitude to all members of the program for providing appropriate conditions and outstanding training at the centre,” said Ausikuh. “The days of our training will remain among the most beautiful and important in our lives.”

The students have been in outreach activities in the communities including building toilets for youth on behalf of the regional council; renovations at David Sheehama Senior Secondary School; distributing and planting trees in the community.

DAPP Vocational Training School commenced its activities in September 1991. The school was partly built by its own students as part of the Onambelela DAPP Centre just after independence to provide skill to young people wishing to be a part of building their communities.

The school’s courses are accredited by the Namibia Accreditation Authority. The Ministry of Education is the main partner through the Namibia Training Authority (NTA).

The students have been in outreach activities in the communities including building toilets for youth on behalf of the regional council; renovations at David Sheehama Senior Secondary School; distributing and planting trees in the community.