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Haiti - Education : Inauguration of a Vocational Training Centre in Petit-Goâve
27/03/2012 11:52:06

Haiti - Education : Inauguration of a Vocational Training Centre in Petit-Goâve
Limonjy Jean, Former-deputy of Petit-Goâve, yesterday Monday, March 26 inaugurated, the "Advanced Technical Training Centre" (CEFOTA). This modern center, fully equipped, aims to train youth of the region of the Palmes in various fields: accounting, business management, personal assistant, banking technology, technical customs, building construction, household electricity, plumbing, computer office, network administrator...

The population of Petit-Goâve welcomes the opening of such a center which trains technicians for the development of the country in general and the city soulouquoise (Petit-Goâve) in particular.

After thanking all those who contributed to realization of this project, Limonjy Jean declared "The vocational school is part of a dual role, social and intellectual. It will also host seminars and conferences [...] It's a gift we offer to young people and the people of Petit-Goâve, it is up to them to make of it a practical and efficient use [...] We had a big problem, We had a big problem, Petit-Goâve faces a shortage of technicians in various fields. The time for excuses is over now, now, nobody can say 'I do not have a job, I have no technical training because I could not go to Port-au-Prince where I had no housing' or even 'I interrupted my professional studies because I could not meet the daily challenges of the life in the capital...'

With this school, we will avoid our young unnecessary travel [...] We now have in Petit Goâve a vocational school competitive and accessible to all, with a teaching staff highly qualified and experienced. We expect all young people of the city and from other neighboring towns without distinction and we will make them autonomous. We allow them to have a trade, they can thus make a living without difficulties... This Centre of proximity is a response to the needs of decentralized services."

In addition, as part of the celebration next year, of the 350th anniversary of Petit-Goâve, the center of arts and crafts, led by Hermantin Osee, famous painter, gives 350 free scholarships to the youth of the city in the area of ​​the seam in order to have at the commune level, 350 professionals in 2013. French trainers will provide seminars in June for learners for one month.

HL/ HaitiLibre / Guyto Mathieu (Correspondent Petit-Goâve)

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