Zimbabwe Vulnerable Empowerment Trust

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Company name
Zimbabwe Vulnerable Empowerment Trust
Address
23C Maribou Close Rd,Tynwald,Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe
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Phone Number
+263 773432834
Mobile phone
+263 777 546 787
Working hours
Wednesday: 08:00am-05:00pm  See All
Establishment year 2011
Employees 16-25
Company manager Blessing Mudanganyi

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23C Maribou Close Rd,Tynwald,Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe Get Directions
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Background

Zimbabwe Vulnerable Empowerment Trust (ZIMVET) is a Youth Charitable Trust which is non‐profitable, nongovernmental, non –political, organization established by a group of dedicated professionals, to bring human dignity and self‐sustained empowered youths in our communities. The injustice, social discrimination and the tough life struggle of poor youths both vulnerable and general youths pushed us to start the organization, since the inception of this organization we serve vulnerable communities irrespective of sex, caste and creed, religion to create a just society by empowering young people to face the challenges and devise solutions.

Objectives of the Youth Charitable Trust
The trust’s objectives are as hereunder;
(a) To identify vulnerable youths in the communities around Zimbabwe.
(b) To empower and prepare the vulnerable youth, and the general youth to face the challenges of life and give sustainable solutions to their problems.
(c) To encourage and mobilize the vulnerable youth and give them hope through counseling, participating in vocational skills training, entrepreneurship skills training, computer skills training, debates, and a diversity of skills training programs that are meant to equip them into industry and commerce, REGARDLESS of political affiliation or orientation, sex, tribe, colour or creed, race, culture, religion and any other form class.
(d) To sensitize the vulnerable and other youth on the dangers of drug and any other form of abuse.
(e) To conscientise the general and vulnerable youth and encourage them to refrain from pre-marital sexual practices in a way to mobile them towards an Hiv/Aids free generation.
(f) To secure the educational well-being of the beneficiaries
(g) To conduct charity work,
(h) To represent the beneficiaries in related matters,
(i) To affiliate and/or relate to likeminded national, regional and international bodies


ZIMVET was founded solely on the bases of being a Youth empowerment Trust that provides practical and professional training majorly to vulnerable young people and also accommodate aspiring general youths. Our quest is the shaping of a generation of youths mainly marginalized and also general to harness their potential, creating their own dreams, brooding on the dreams and living their dreams.
The education system has been structured to recognize students with five “O” levels where Mathematics & English are a prerequisite. This has seen a number of youths been rejected by the employment system besides the marginalized bear the most pain of an outcast, rejection and dejection by not only the education system nor employment system but by the most unexpected, the social system. It is against this background that ZIMVET has crafted a curriculum that tailored to meet the needs of less- privileged more willing to achieve but with less privileges.

Besides, education system has been producing graduates as products ready for employment but not for creating employment. Each academic year ends and the combined examination halls churn out thousands of supple, hopeful youths on the streets. The gateways of the education system are now opening into the streets, channelling a number of youths back to society than into the economic system. An insignificant percentage proceeds to either advanced level, tertiary institutions where the bigger chunk drop up due to financial challenges.

It is sad to note that the majority youths walk the streets knowing fully well that the employment sector has virtually no prospects to offer. The society is teeming with hundreds of youths unemployed but employable, unemployed and considered unemployable by both the employment and economic system. The question is ‘who is going to remember the one unemployed and unemployable, “Vulnerable”?’ Is it not time that something concrete be done to bail out these prisoners of the economic cage so that they can stand on their own feet”. Certainly the youths/ school leavers have attained basic literacy: the onus is upon all stakeholders to mount a concerted war against joblessness.

The idea of vocational training centres is vital but the aspect need to be integrated into school curriculum. The academic aspect need to be blended with practical skills which would immensely shore up the youths or vast school leavers. Hence the move by Zimbabwe Vulnerable Empowerment Trust to introduce a training in Merchandising and Till operation which is a unique short programme rated by the centre as an immediate life changing tool for most youths from all walks on life. The programme embrace both academic and practical training to every youth interested in making a difference in their life. Due to a number of synergies and strategic links the Centre has with most organisations where the skills are applicable, this has made it easier for most youths to secure employment.

More employees have been produced for less employers, employers are not being created to create employment for employees. Youths need to be trained to create employment for themselves and others.
Mathematics & English ,Aids awareness programmes, social clean up campaigns, debates youths have done, it now knowledge to them but less has been done to empower them to create their own income or creating a chance for them to participate in the main stream economy. ZIMVET is a centre for equipping youths with requisite skills to enable them to earn income as well as empowering them to create income for themselves and the society at large.

With a well-managed resource base in the rural and urban communities, funding could be provided for local youths to initiate self-help income generating projects. There is a growing misconception that projects like poultry, small scale dairy, brick-moulding, carpentry or hair dressing are bound to fail, but the reality is that they only collapse due to a combination of financial mismanagement and lack of active support from the community. What is urgently needed is some form of community solidarity to set the tone for serious-minded business youths. Our support as a Youth Charitable Organisation and member of a community is in the assisting of youths especially marginalized with entrepreneurship skills vital for them to competently manage their projects besides shaping them to be proficient business people who will contribute to main stream economy.
The centre has managed to equip hundreds of youths with practical & professional training skills enabling them to be absorbed by a number of organisations around the country even outside Zimbabwe.

Youths Programmes At the Centre
Certificate in Merchandising & Till Operation Training
Modules
• Basic Till Operation(theory & practical) Training
• Computerised Till Operation(theory & practical) Training
• Merchandising Training
• Customer Care Training


Training in Entrepreneurship Development Skills
Modules
• Basic Entreprenuership Skills
• Business idea development
• Business Management Skills
• Financial Management Skills
• Marketing Management Skills
• Risk Management Skills
• Time Management Skills


Youth Training in Vocational Skills
Modules
• Catering Skills Training
• Bakery Skills Training
• Beauty & Therapy skills Training
• Motor Mechanic Skills
• Hair Dressing Skills
• Carpentry Skills
• Building Skills
• Welding etc

Youth Training in Computer Skills
Modules
• Ms Word
• Ms Access
• Ms Excel
• Ms PowerPoint
• Internet Skills
• Graphic & Design
• Pastel Accounting

Youth Tuition in Academic & Professional Programmes
• “O” & “A” Level Tuition All subjects
• Professional Tuition: ACCA,CIS,SAAA,IAC,HEXCO,UNISA,LCCI,IMM,THESIS,DESETATION etc


Strategic Partnership

Zimbabwe Vulnerable Empowerment Trust would like to commend the growing relationship and synergies that has been built over the few years with other youth organisations, a relationship underpinned by our common values of professionalism, common desire to fight poverty & unemployment among the youths, fountain of inspiration to aspiring youths, our endeavour to up bring & shape the generation of youths to gain economic freedom as well as being economically valuable to the nation.
We would like to notify our partnership organisations that the trainings conducted over the years to a number of youths on Certificate in Merchandising & Till Operation Skills, Entrepreneurship development Skills, Vocational Training Skills, Computer Skills, Academic & Professional programmes are a major success. We have witnessed a number of youths particular less privileged that your respective organizations did financially sponsor not only changing their lives but advancing in life. It is sweet to not that a group considered unemployable has been employed. Those who were once surviving are now living. Indeed your financial assistance is shaping a generation of youths the whole society is proud of. Our special gratitude being to the Ministry of Youth & Empowerment, SOS Children’s Village, Youth for Today & Tomorrow, Thuthuka Training Centre and other affiliate Youth organisations.

Attachment & Employment opportunities

Our Youth Charitable Trust has established strategic networks with a number of companies: supermarkets, retailers, restaurants, clothing shops, manufacturing organisations to secure attachments to virtually all students trained aiming at arming our youths with real practical skills as well as real exposure to the real world of work in the their chosen career path.
Our close linkages with majority of big organisations has afforded our trainees not only attachments but also employment opportunities the past years a move in line with our main values which marks our main purpose of existence.
Working hours
Monday:08:00am-05:00pm
Tuesday:08:00am-05:00pm
Wednesday:08:00am-05:00pm
Thursday:08:00am-05:00pm
Friday:08:00am-05:00pm
Saturday:08:00am-01:00pm
Sunday:Closed
Products & Services
Certificate in Merchandising & Till Operation
Certificate in Merchandising & Till Operation
Youths Programmes At the Centre Certificate in Merchandising & Till Operation Training Modules • Basic Till Operation(theory & practical) Training • Computerised Till Operation(theory & practical) Training • Merchandising Training • Customer Care Training
PRICE: $100 Full Training
Youth Training in Entreprenuership Skills
Youth Training in Entreprenuership Skills
Training in Entrepreneurship Development Skills Modules • Basic Entreprenuership Skills • Business idea development • Business Management Skills • Financial Management Skills • Marketing Management Skills • Risk Management Skills • Time Management Skills
PRICE: $40 per Module
Youth Training in Vocational Skills
Youth Training in Vocational Skills
Youth Training in Vocational Skills Courses • Catering Skills Training • Bakery Skills Training • Beauty & Therapy skills Training • Motor Mechanic Skills • Hair Dressing Skills • Carpentry Skills • Building Skills • Welding etc
PRICE: $100 per Course/per month

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