SHINE WITH Skills

SHINE WITH Skills

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Invest in ur future, refuse to be a mental hobo! Your life is an inspiration to someone else so be proud of it.
Remember to always #shinewithyourskills for your worthy example to one.
Invest in your future , refuse to be a mental hobo!
Your life is an inspiration to someone else so be proud of it.
The most courageous act is skills to think for your self .
The most courageous act is skills to think for your self

NGO Founded by ISHENDA, former leader of an education institution in Jinja, SHINE WITH SKILLS is to answer the need for the illiterates, young school drop out of school before acquiring the necessary employable skills.it is registered and certified.

Operating as usual

15/04/2022
Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 15/03/2022

Founder, C.E.O ishenda Francis of shine with skills with staff meeting with the and the on a leadership skills conference in jinja at .
Ameeting organized to enlighten the youth with rolls of a true leader and the social skills that can enable one develop high self esteem to overcome any physical and mental challenges in order to , while facing is own obstacles and help one [ both winning] for brighter future and productive communities.


Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 08/03/2022

Tailoring project aims at skilling young women as away to restore hope and prepare them for a creative economy growth with an independent mind to over come traditional mental slavery.
You can be part of this initiative by contacting us on [email protected] or visit our website https://shinewithskills.org/tailoring-fashion-design/ for more information and support more of the disadvantaged women to help them shine with skills in their respective communities.

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Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 27/02/2022

In partnership with the blood bank Uganda and ,shine with skills foundation was able to sensitize, mobilize young people in communities to donate blood and save a life at transafrica premises in jinja thru a project named Nile blood drive, collecting 24 units of blood, monitoring and checking pressure where a couple of people where found with unstable( high and law) pressure results and where advised medically to overcome the emergency.
SWS continues to partner with other community based organizations to show our unconditional support and love in order to teach and save thousands.



Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 17/02/2022

SHINE WITH SKILLS FOUNDATION's love and commitment is priceless.
Ateam so dedicated to serve with all there efforts and give back to communities thru our mentorship programs aiming to equip the youth with basic sustainable development skills preparing them to face a challenging world.





24/12/2021

God bless our work and be with us all through out services we provide to communities in order to fight unemployment, violence, promote equality and the spread of STDs for the betterment of our children and the children's children to keep shining with skills in all avenues of life.


02/12/2021

Your decision your life,Think twice, use a condom



Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 11/11/2021

Approximately 23,000 Ugandans, including 19,700 children under 5, die each year from diarrhea – nearly 90% of which is directly attributed to poor water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). Shine with Skills is taking the initiative to avail clean water in various communities in Uganda.

However, we need support to scale and have a considerable impact.

https://shinewithskills.org/wash-program/


03/11/2021

Let’s get technical and talk machines! Trainees at build machines from scratch😲😲.
They built a sugar cane juice maker from concept to finish.👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

With skills like these, Uganda’s innovative prowess will only get sharper.


01/11/2021

Yielding fruits is one way to establish the proof for concept for your model. Jamanda graduated with metal welding skills and he started his own workshop in Iganga.

Lives are changing!


30/10/2021

Mothers in Uganda are more than just mothers, they fend for their children. This mother goes above and beyond to provide the basic necessities for her family.

It’s our duty indeed to empower them so as their efforts pay off easily.


28/10/2021

Being a drug addict does not mean all hope is or should be lost. We tell the story of Elijah, who is a Shine with skills trainee in formation. It is important to cast a glimmer of hope in the lives of others, let alone demonstrate that they have the potential in the event that they don’t even believe in themselves.

Hope can be sown and success can be reaped.


19/10/2021

Leadership is service and to serve is to be part of the building process.

The Founder Ishenda Francis is always apart of the skill building journey of the youngsters.

13/10/2021

Research has shown that has more impact on skill building than the usual theoretical approach, even better, when has passion for the skill in question.

This was the case for Namakula Kezia, who honed her knowledge of pharmaceutics while working on the job. She gained expertise with time and she is now the most blissful and experienced pharmacists in .

Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 11/10/2021

The attitude with which we treat the elevates the altitude at which they are able to sustain their wellbeing. The story of the girl child is a long one, but one that is now endowed with hope for a better future.

As we celebrate the , we seek to add value to the female gender by availing basic amenities such as education and sexual reproductive health services.

These are the mothers of the future generation, the onus is ours to ensure their well-being.


05/10/2021

The future of the now lies in the passion of educators to impart knowledge and cause the spark of creativity to glow in their minds.

We applaud the work of who relentlessly educate the young generation thereby being the curators of its future and the enhancers of its potential.

HAPPY TEACHERS DAY!! 🥳🥳

Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 04/10/2021

Kibuga Mbata, a slum in Masese, Jinja is occupied by citizens that deserve to live a life of not only necessity but abundance.

It’s sad to note that they have neither. A glimmer of hope still shines among them since they can afford to smile and play. as part of a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, extended basic assistance to the homesteads in the slum by availing food for sustenance.

We can do more together!

28/09/2021

Testing of animal feed milling machine

The flair for innovation is built into the veins of these industrious young men through shine with skills innovation initiative.
An order for an animal feed-milling machine and the machine was designed and built from scratch. It predominantly crushes all dry foods and makes them suitable for animal consumption.

This machine is already operating and fully functional on a specific farm. This level of innovation can be propelled if more resources are garnered for the cause of building tangible skills.






Contact us on [email protected] or WhatsApp us on +256777969299

Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 27/09/2021

As the situation hits up every single day, The flair for keeps burning with us and is built into the veins of these industrious young men through shine with skills innovation initiative.

Here is An order for an animal feed-milling machine, designed and built from scratch. It predominantly crushes all dry feeds and dry skins making them suitable for animal consumption.

This machine is already operating on a 24 horse power engine and fully functional on a specific farm in buikwe district. This level of innovation can be propelled if more resources are garnered for the cause of building tangible skills.


Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 20/09/2021

Today we feature two stories. In the foreground is Nakayima Janet from Buluya Village, Kamuli. She is aged 20, Living in extreme poverty with her husband both diging in people's farm to earn a living for a day.

She was forcefully led into marriage due to violence by her stepmom and she lives in a dire situation. She has no skills and only depends on ploughing other peoples farm with her husband.

She wishes to be a tailor but she can't even aford a sawing machine to practice on which later may help her sustain her livelihood thru designing and sawing different fashion to attract market.

is taking the initiative to skill her in her field of interest in order to empower her with the ability to improve her livelihood.

In the background is Birungi Sandra also aged 20. She got married at 19 and now has one boy child. She was subjected to while she grew up with her grandmother. She was inadvertently forced into marriage at this point.

Unfortunately, Sandra has never experienced the love of a since she was abandoned at six months of age. She weathered the storms in her life to the extent that she now makes mats out of local materials. Sandra is limited by the lack of the necessary equipment to enhance her mat-making gig and she is usually so busy with housework.

We are being a part of their story by improving their livelihood and well-being.





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Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 15/09/2021

Going without food is a tormenting experience, and sometimes not knowing where the next meal will come from, creates even more uncertainty. This was the grim reality at an orphanage in Mpummudde(Jinja) where the caretaker, Pastor Shamim looks after over 60 orphans. The team from in partnership with took initiative to provide food and other amenities to the orphans thereby creating joy in their lives.

It is a fulfilling experience to add value to the lives of these children that have been dealt lemons in their lives. We believe not all hope is lost and there is always an opportunity to make a difference.




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Shine with skills innovations. Fabricated maize milling machine. 03/09/2021

Shine with skills innovations. Fabricated maize milling machine.

Shine with skills innovations. Fabricated maize milling machine. Vocational education has far proven to be one of the aspects of learning that will develop our communities , fight injustices and propel our societies to gre...

sugar cane extractor designed and fabricated by youths under shine with skills foundation. 02/09/2021

sugar cane extractor designed and fabricated by youths under shine with skills foundation.

A complete sugar cane extractor designed and fabricated by shine with skills welding project under innovation initiative.
Visit www.shinewithskills.org

sugar cane extractor designed and fabricated by youths under shine with skills foundation. sugar cane extractor designed and fabricated by youths of different challenge backgrounds under shine with skills innovation initiative. a project aiming to ...

shine with skills sugarcane extractor innovation 31/08/2021

shine with skills sugarcane extractor innovation

shine with skills sugarcane extractor innovation https://shinewithskills.org/welding/ Shine with skills Innovations.sugar cane extractor planned and developed by school drop outs, illiterates, young father...

28/08/2021

Meet Joram a mechanical engineer and a young husband and a father of one. He lost his work last year due to the pandemic lock down and moved to iganga from Kampala where he met a friend and encouraged him to join SHINE WITH SKILLS WELDING INITIATIVE PROGRAM that empowers the youth with innovative skills in order to sustain their livelihoods. Since he joined he has been able to learn welding skills and with a team of four more young men, they have welded the columns, trashes and water tanks to be raised in tembo steel factory employed under arif construction company a partner of shine with skills foundation.

17/08/2021

Stay safe, save your neighbour, do not forget your musk , wash your hands regularly, take immune boosters according to doctor's prescription and a void crowds until you are fully vaccinated.
Your life is precious.
so you can continue to shine with your skills.

12/08/2021

SHINE WITH Skills we don't care about the Education levels someone has. Its a family of innovators, youths who see challenges as opportunities for growth and empowering communities. In the video Dennis puts skill he learnt in wielding for a period of six months at work. He is now able to take care of himself and his family as well as avoiding crime. Imagine the impact we can make if we come together to support the youths in our communities. visit us at www.shinewithskills.org to donate and join our causes.

Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 03/08/2021

Your career is nested within your life. The ability to manage things and not suppress them is a critical skill that leads to successful outcomes.




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Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 17/07/2021

Every day that you step up to the line, you have a number of assets available to you.

Responsibility & Obligations
Intelligence
Empathy
Discipline
Schedule and Calendar
Patience
Truth
Delayed gratification

The more you exercise these assets, the closer you move towards your defined goals. The less you use them, the slower the progress.


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Photos from SHINE WITH Skills's post 20/06/2021

We dont just celebrate them, we restore their hope and nature them through skilling programs to be the best fathers in their communities.
Happy father's day to all committed men.


17/05/2021

Great performances are the consequence of poor performances that have not given up.
You only make mistakes when you do things.
You improve a small bit in every repetition as a result of your errors.
with us your [email protected] SHINE WITH Skills and help us improve or learn with you to be more innovative for the betterment of a bright future.



SHINE WITH SKILLS Foundation

Its a non profit organisation founded in 2018 by ishenda Francis Who was a leader of an education institution in Jinja, His ambition is helping youths irrespective of Gender, education level and backgrounds, religious and political orientation and economic abilities. He set up the SHINE WITH SKILLS workshop that trains youth in metal works and fabrication with the help of professional trainers who are also victims of the same challenges, located on plot 60 Oboja Road in Jinja. He is passionate about the community empowerment of young people through Economic dependence.

SHINE WITH SKILLS foundation is to answer the need for youth who drop out of school before acquiring the necessary employable skills. Youth aged 13- 27 make up the biggest percentage of Ugandan population and labour force, yet with no skills. While literacy is defined as ability to read and write, Shine with Skills foundation envisions youth empowerment beyond literacy to skilling the Youth.

RATIONAL OF THE PROJECT

The Business, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Strategic Plan 2013-2022 dubbed ‘Skilling Uganda’ illustrates that technical-vocational skills are essential for individuals, enterprises and the economy. Our interaction with the children, parents and stakeholders in jinja shows there is need to enable individuals to increase productivity and raise incomes. A skilled workforce enables enterprises to increase their productivity and profits. Skills enable the economy to expand and grow. Employers in Uganda often complain about skills shortages that constrain production and expansion. Large segments of the population, including those working in the informal sector, lack the skills they need to lift themselves out of poverty. The economy faces critical skills gaps that threaten to limit the growth of key sectors, including agriculture, energy, information and communication among others. So the skills in sewing, computers, and organic agriculture among others that Shine with Skills will offer are required by the jobs market in Uganda. In Non-formal vocational training program for youths (dropped out of school, those who have not been in school, youths affected by early marriages/pregnancies, drug abuse and rehabilitated among others), in the Northern regions and Karamoja for example in the last four years and supported partially through special quotas by local government has enabled skill trained youths have found their way into employment (in district government, NGOs and self-employment). Shine with Skills projects that starting and delivering such skills training in Jinja and beyond will be a new dawn for the majority of Youth especially girls and women who have previously dropped out of school. The core purpose of this project is to improve the capacity of the youth in Jinja and Buikwe Districts and beyond whenever

Videos (show all)

Testing of animal feed milling machine
Locally hand made culture home equipments.
A sugarcane extractor project completed by both trainees and there mentors
Sugarcane juice extractor machine

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Category

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-practical/ technical skills
-promote educational advancement, social, religious and economic rights
-empower the girl child, women and their views through raising awareness
-promote gender equality and reforms to prevent discrimination
-raise awareness to end drug abuse
-solicit and administer scholarships to orphans and other disadvantaged groups of people
-establish roots with the disadvantaged women and youth groups with the view to assisting them in developing initiatives that secure sustainable livelihood etc

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OBOJA RD PLOT 60 And MASESE JINJA PLOT 40
Jinja
256

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00

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