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For the first time, people with disabilities in Malampa province have received nationally accredited literacy and numeracy training through the Malampa TVET Centre.
A natangura seed carving workshop coordinated through the Sanma TVET Centre has enabled people with disabilities to develop valuable skills to meet tourists’ demand for local souvenirs.
Five new local tourism products in Santo, including bungalows and restaurants, have now obtained national quality accreditation through the training and coaching initiative coordinated by the TVET Program.
The TVET Centre in Santo has collaborated with Pro Medical to conduct first aid training for all tour guides employed by the Millennium Cave Tour.
After Business Management training through the Malampa TVET Centre, a young woman is making a difference to her community through the establishment of a new savings and loan scheme.
Sanma TVET Centre supporting youth through skills training to increase their employment opportunities.
While the island has already been using renewable energy in homes and schools there was no one on Malo trained in repairing and maintaining solar panels. With solar panel training the people in Malo will no longer have to rely on expensive technicians from the provincial capital.
Malampa TVET Centre coordinated business management training to assist Island Based Contractors working with AusAID’s Transport Program to increase their opportunities to win contracts to build the roads in Malekula.
Simon Popaul suffers from cerebal palsy affecting his legs making it difficult for him to walk. However through the skills he acquired through the TVET Centre coordinated trainings Simon now runs three successful businesses.
The Sanma TVET Centre worked closely with the Sanma Provincial Government to coordinate small engine maintenance and repair training on Mavea island. This training will help people reduce their expenses by providing skills to enable trainees to repair their engines themselves.
Two female participants will become trainers in traditionally male dominated fields.
A recent graduate of the Sanma TVET Centre coordinated business management training and youth work placement program is interviewed by the Daily Post about her experience.
The Daily Post reflects on key activities in Sanma province throughout 2011 and mentions the Sanma TVET Centre in the ‘August’ section.
The Malampa TVET Centre coordinated training in making furniture out of rattan, which was previously thought of as waste, is meeting demand from the tourism market for locally made furniture.
To improve the selling opportunities for Malampa Vanilla farmers, the TVET Centre organised a market day with a spice business to buy direct from the farmers.
The Sanma TVET Centre has been working closely with the Department of Tourism to coach and mentor local tour operators to improve the quality of their products. In December 2011, the TVET Centre held a workshop with local tourism clients.
The Malampa TVET Centre has been working closely with the Department of Tourism to grow the tourism industry in Malampa. This partnership, as well as the certificate ceremony of TVET Centre trainings, were celebrated in December 2011.
The Malampa TVET Centre tourism clients were the star attraction at the Tok Tok Tourism Industry Expo in Port Vila August 2011