Butende Technical Institute
In Butende, a village northwest of Masaka, lies the St. Charles Lwanga Institute, a vocational school that offers numerous training courses. The courses offered include wood technology, plumbing, construction, electrical, motor mechanics, fashion and design, accounting, business administration, secretarial and office management. These two-year courses lead to the official Uganda National Examination Board qualification. Shorter courses in carpentry, solar technology, automotive repair, plumbing, tailoring, electrical installation, masonry, welding and computer studies are also available.
Measures in preparation
2022/2023: Construction of a hostel for approximately 200 trainees; workshop on the topic of "personal responsibility and society".
2020 - 2024: Introduction of the programme "Student Training for Entrepreneurial Promotion" (STEP) to promote entrepreneurial skills among the trainees. Implementation takes place in close cooperation with the STEP team at Leuphana University Lüneburg.
2019: Further training "Maintenance, repair and use of new machines" at the carpentry training workshop.
Equipping the workshop with machines.
2018: Further training "Maintenance, repair and work techniques" at the plumber's training workshop.
Further training "Maintenance, repair and use of new equipment" at the carpentry workshop.
Equipping the plumber and carpenter training workshops with equipment and machines
2017: Equipment with machines for the carpentry workshop