Akili Foundation Empowerment Centre (AFEC)

Philosophy: We believe in empowerment that trains and builds the capacity of others to be job creators and not job seekers.

The Apprenticeship Centre seeks to restore and give a second chance to the youth by offering hands on training and practical life experiences, creation of the local market and build a network that will benefit the apprentices. Our concept is practical skills for elf-reliance not job seeking.

Location: It is at Itigo of Nandi County, Chesumei Constituency, Lelmokwo Ngechek Ward. It is approximately 48 Kilometres from Eldoret, 21/2 Kilometres from Mosoriot Shopping Center.

Basic Entry Requirements:
Passion to do something
Academic Requirements: None

The centre is set to better the society as it seeks the achievement of the Vision 2030 in socio-economic development. The centre will focus in the following key areas:   

  • Business Incubation Department         
  • ICT Department
  • Agri-business Department
  • Career Guidance and Counselling

Business Incubation Department
This is the department that seeks to provide necessary skills and sharing experiences as it brings on board other stakeholders such as:

  • Youth Enterprise Development Fund
  • Women Enterprise Development Fund
  • Uwezo Fund and other development partners.

The centre will provide; Youth and Women Empowerment in the following areas

  • Development of Business Plans and Proposals
  • Project Management
  • Writing Funding Proposals
  • Capacity Building of Group
  • Team Building

The Foundation will support incubation of business ideas such as;

  • Pottery
  • Tailoring
  • Brick Making
  • Bead Work
  • Soap Making
  • Hair dressing
  • Mechanical (Welding, Mechanics, Plumbing, Masonry, etc.)
  • Electronics
  • Basketry
  • Craft
  • Food Catering

ICT Department
A-Kili Foundation supports the growth in ICT skills in the community. This department will provide the following services;

    Basic Computer Skills and Packages
    Provide Internet access
    Provide access to newspapers

Agri-business Department

This department will focus on professionalizing farming to a level of generating income and being key players in the local market. It will seek to introduce modern farming trends and set up a demonstration farm in the centre.
Animal Husbandry and Crop Management

Career Guidance and Counseling

Statistics have proven there are so many students who lack guidance and direction in the career path they want to take. The Foundation has set to focus on doing the following;

    Holding Career Days
    Visiting Schools and Colleges for career talks.