On June 19th, Motive Power is holding a brainstorming session with the West African Vocational Schools (WAVS) team to help them hone their next steps in bringing skills training to the people of Guinea BISSAU. Motive Power is meeting with the WAVS staff to review their growth plans, challenge their assumptions and help them strategize their next steps.
Since 2006, WAVS has partnered with community leaders in West Africa to run a vocational school that has equipped more than 1,000 young women and men with life-changing job skills. The school offers courses in welding, computer basics, English and French and trains 1,000 students each year.
WAVS works hand-in-hand with local leaders in Guinea-Bissau to operate a vocational school that equips more than 200 students each year with life-changing job skills.
The WAVS School, located in the town Canchungo, is run by an all-Guinean staff and offers classes in computer basics, auto mechanics, welding, English and French. These courses are designed to equip young women and men with marketable job skills so that they can transform their communities.