Chawama Youth Project
Chawama Youth Project (CYP), Zambia
CYP is a community based non-governmental organisation established in 2001 and registered with Registrar of Societies and the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA) in Zambia under the name of Chawama Skills Training Centre (CSTC). The activities of the CSTC are in two ways, one being a training centre and second being a production centre. The CSTC provides training in different fields. They started with carpentry & joinery and designing & tailoring, but later they added courses like power electrical and house wiring; automotive mechanics; welding & metal Fabrication and with IICD support an ICT Training. The production units consist of carpentry, tailoring, metal fabrication and a service unit in music recording. The production and service activities generate income which in turn helps to sustain the organisation.