Valter Martinho Nobre graduated in Secretarial and Public Relations and English in 2014 at Young Africa Beira. He finished his internship at the Tivoli Hotel and was hired immediately after graduation as a receptionist.
Valter wanted to make a career and decided to use his savings to attend the Customs & Excise training at Young Africa in 2015. The company MSTAR SA invited him after his graduation to come to work for them as an assistant store manager. After half a year, Valter was already promoted to Manager!
Currently, Valter is enrolled in the course Accountancy and is able to pay for the education of his three little brothers too!
Edson, 22 years old, quit his study Port Management at the Catholic University of Mozambique due to financial reasons. His father pointed out to him the possibility to study at Young Africa Mozambique. Edson decided to join the training Customs & Excise and received his certificate six months later. He now works as a Customs Officer at the Harbor of Beira at Joaquim Mateus Manguaiana Limited. Edson was able to save some of his income and was able to continue his study Port Management at the University. He recently bought a piece of land, on which he wants to build his own house.
Edson: ''Many thanks to Young Africa and the teachers. I recommend all young people in Mozambique to follow a training at Young Africa.''
Esperança could not save enough money to attend University. Still eager to learn and develop, she decided to follow a training at Young Africa. She choose Human Resource Management, which she completed successfully. After training she did her three months internship at the Municipal Council of Beira and was hired immediately after her internship period as Head of the Secretariat!
Her younger sister can attend school as well now. Esperança: ''I can't find the words to thank Young Africa. I ask myself sometimes what would have become of my life, if I couldn't receive the training as I did. It changed my life, as well as that of my little sister.''
Filipe Chissarucua heard about Young Africa Beira (Mozambique) through his cousin and took a one-year mechanics course from 2012 to 2013. At the end of 2013, after doing intensive teacher training through the Mechanics Department, he began working there. Filipe now teaches practical and theory classes to Young Africa mechanics students. Filipe says, “I hope that Young Africa continues to provide training for disadvantaged young people and that the quality of teaching remains high in order to meet market demands.”
Izaquiel Jaime Mponha is a student of the Tractor Operation course at YA AgriTech (Mozambique). He's from Sofala Province - Sena. He told that he came to YA Agri-Tech because he would like to be a tractor driver. His plan at YA Agri-Tech is to get his driving license and certificate. After training he'll look for a job as an operator.