Co-Willing considers vocational skills training as a key factor for sustainable economic empowerment.

Whenever possible we make sure that vocational training is an integral part of our projects.

Co-Willing collaborates with local and Swiss vocational training institutions to set up vocational skills education in our African partner countries.

Current focus areas:
– Construction and maintenance
– Automotive sector – diagnostics
– Computer literacy
– Video/photography & web-design
– Tailoring and design
– Swiss Hospitality training

Gender Equality
Co-Willing considers it crucial that women have equal access to education as men.

Several members of Co-Willing run projects of vocational skills training in their countries.


South Africa:
IT-Training & Cyber Security programmes
Vocational Skills Education:
South African colleges in exchange with Swiss vocational training colleges: mechanics, hospitality
Lead: Rommel Roberts

‘From Soil to Plate’ – Vocational training college for agriculture, food processing, hospitality training
Lead: Yeah Samaké

Welding & Metal Workshop
for youth in Kibra, Nairobi
Lead: Kibra Green CBO – Yakub Jaffar, Alfred Ayoro

Photo/Videography & Web-Design
– for youth in Nairobi

Lead: Nikuze training centre – Maxwell Musungu


We welcome people with skills in above areas to come and share  with our youth.
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And we are happy about machines and tools etc.