Prime Skills Foundation (PSF) is registered in Uganda a not-for-profit making company (Limited by Guarantee)Reg.No. 80020000706420 and NGO Reg. No. INDR142091491NB. PSF supports young people with livelihood opportunities including self- employability skills and linkages to start up financing. PSF established isaffiliated to Prime Vocational Institute head quartered in Iganga with a focus on producing market oriented professionals in technical, vocational and business education for gainful employment and sustainable development. The institute is registered by Ministry of Education and Sports Reg.No MoE&S/BTVET/203. PVI that started in 2012 and has currently a total student enrollment of 230 of November 2018. PVI has developed permanent premises at Bugabwe Trading Centre in Iganga Municipality.
One of the objectives of PSF is to support and promote apprenticeship, internships, entrepreneurship and industrial based training programs through fostering partnerships with and among relevant production firms, training Centre’s and government agencies. PSF has established a concrete production and training workshop in Yumbe, has a MoU with the Office of Prime Minister (OPM) and Yumbe District Local Government with mandate to carry out youth and women economic empowerment activities through skills and enterprise development for both refugees and host communities.
The vision of PSF is every youth transformed and equipped for the local and global market.
Our mission is to provide professional support services for competitive skills development, education and career advancement for youth employability and sustainable development.
Areas of Operation.
PSF current area of operation include Iganga and Yumbe districts. Our physical addresses are as below;
Areas of expertise
Our technical areas include, making and training young people in concrete products(concrete poles, pavers, ventilators, blocks etc) , Metal Fabrication ( doors, windows, desks etc ) Design and Garment( Tailoring), Motor Vehicle Driving, Micro Business Skills and Hair Dressing.The enduring relationship that exist between Prime Vocational institute and Prime Skills Foundation enables the Foundation, to draw on the human resources (32 qualified engineers, technicians and entrepreneurs) of Prime Vocational Institute to carry out its training activities
Major programmatic achievement achievements include providing market oriented professional training to over 1000 youth since 2012 through Prime Vocational Institute. We have developed innovative training and models that enable our graduates to start own enterprises or find jobs. Our tracer survey indicated that over 65% of students who trained through PVI have what to do. The Institute has received training tools from Tools with Mission, capacity building of Instructors and members on training with production, apprenticeship