Prison inmates in West Nile are set to benefit from entrepreneurship and life skills. The 20 days training which started on Tuesday 30th May at Arua Women Prison, Arua Main Prison and Koboko Main prisons respectively is implemented by Advance Afrika in partnership with Uganda Prisons Service, with support from Caritas Switzerland and TechnoServe.
This is to equip the youth prison inmates with entrepreneurship and life skills, they will be trained in aspects of personal effectiveness such as goal setting, critical and creative thinking, coping with stress, understanding entrepreneurial skills through business opportunity identification, and basic business plan development.
The trainees will also be given an opportunity to develop their own business plans where outstanding plans will get start up supported. All this is to enable the prison inmates to demonstrate the knowledge and skills acquired practically as well as improve their psychological capital.