The vision of the Benguela-COSDEC is to “provide focused, practical skills training that incorporate business skills, entrepreneurship and life skills” and to “relate the training programs to opportunities in the local economy in terms of demand for goods and services.”
The main aim is to assist young people find employment in the local economy either in the formal or informal sector. The training provided at the centre is competency-based and the courses focus on the basic skills that an employer expects of an entry level worker.
Benguela-COSDEC started 2009 we targets and market courses only to unemployed youth and women. Yearly enrolment capacity is 135 trainees.
Centre Manager: Mrs. Suzan Ndjaleka
Phone : +264-63-202422
Fax : +264-63-202655
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Address : P.O.Box 1145 Lüderitz
Benguela Suburb, Lüderitz
The SME Support main objective is to provide business training courses and counselling to small business owners and entrepreneurs. At this moment we have started a mentoring and coaching programme with Peace Corp Volunteer and women with talent in the following areas: Knitting, Crochet, jewellery making, leather patching and handbags repairs, results would be for them to become self-sustainable.
The official opening of the Centre remains pending due to the delays in transfer of ownership
Population of Lüderitz: 12,537 (2011 Census)
Target Region: Lüderitz