Visiting my friend Christian in Isiolo, Kenya, I am staying on the school compound of the St. Joseph Polytechnical Youth School. The compound is located on a huge and nicely laid out church areal of the Catholic diocese of Isiolo, where Christian works as principal of this school.
Vocational trainings are a great chance for young men and women, and it is nice to see the Kenyan approach, which comprises a two-year fulltime school training and standardized government examinations. There is a high demand for technical workers in Kenya, and students usually find a job within short time.
Again it showed me that Kenya is a lot further developed than Liberia, which still has vast steps to go and has to tackle more basic challenges. Yet – a good experience and a lot of positive impressions for my work.