Young Africa opened its first skills training centre in Chitungwiza in 2001. Chitungwiza is a high-density, low-income area located outside Harare. The second centre located in Epworth began its operations in 2006.
YA Chitungwiza centre has the capacity of 260 vocational training students per semester and 350 in academic coaching. YA Chitungwiza also has a hostel for girls who study on campus. Students have access to an on-site crèche and pre-school. It has a multi-purpose hall, an outdoor stage and basketball court. YA Chitungwiza organises annual sports and art festivals for the local community.
YA Epworth has the capacity for 150 vocational training students in commercial, technical and entrepreneurial skills training and 800 students in academic coaching. YA Epworth organises an annual arts festivals for the local community.
YA Zimbabwe launched an EU funded three year programme on 26th March 2015. The Programme is called ‘Accelerated Access to Vocational Skills Training and Decent Employment for Young People in Zimbabwe’. This programme enables Young Africa to offer residential and/or weekend training programmes in the districts of Hwange, Binga, Lupane, Makoni, Nyanga & Chipinge.