130 got jobs through Kigali Employment Service Center job fair

15:09 PM 2017

Kigali employment service center affirm that 130 job seekers got out of 700 job seekers who attended the third session of job fair day took place last year where companies meet with job seekers including young graduates.

This was uttered during KESC meeting took place at Kigali city hall in the realm of assessing the last year activities as well as the next step toward the fourth session of KESC job fair that will take place on 27th April at Petit stade Amahoro. The discussions attended by Kigali city staff, different partners of KESC, as well as some beneficiaries of the program.

In terms of statistics that were revealed, since they started 2022 job seekers were registered and 1000 of them have been trained in terms of entrepreneurship, techonology and other differen things.
In the last platform of linking job seekers and job holders known as JobNet took place last year at Amahoro Stadium 700 people who were registered 130 of them were hired by different partnered institutions withKigali city.

The Mayor of Kigali City Nyamulinda Pascal said that Kigali city is thrilled for the achievement with its partners so that youth can get jobs and it will never stop to participate in country development.

" The city of Kigali is happy for what our partners did, these people who are giving testimonial stories are the real example that you did a great job. We are ready to continue this partnership, youth should join this program as Kigali city wishes sustainable development to all Rwandans" Nyamulinda expressed

One of the beneficiaries who got job through the program Jean Francois Regis Uwayezu from Rulindo district delivered his testimony on how he got job in SKOL.
“I am very thankful, because I got job due to KECS job fair last year. I studies Economics at University of Rwanda and I joined KECS trainings and I deposited my CV like others at Amahoro Stadium. Laughing, hhhhaa I had ambition of being like Vice moyar due to the way they trained us. After one week I was called by SKOL Human resources management team, I went to there and conducted interview and later on I was hired as assistant store keeper entity”.

Uwayezu added that young graduates should joine KESC especially Job fair day to deposit their CVs so as to show up their talents to employers.
Tuyizere Oswald who live with disability also managed to get job through the program despite his disability at National commission of people who live with disability (NCPD).

“I have the bachelor’s degree in law, submitted my cv too at KESC partners and I was selected and now I am director in council of people who live with disability. My wish goes to employers who are still lagging behind providing jobs due to historical background of disabled people in Rwanda as we have been marginalized. The title and job I have is not because I live with disability but it is because I am able to perform required job responsibilities”.

Kigali employment service center trained around 1000 in job search strategy, IT, entrepreneurship. It also registered 2022 job seekers last year.

Kigali employment service center was initiated by city of Kigali to endeavor reducing unemployment rate jointly with other key partners namely Ministry of Public Service and Labour (MIFOTRA) and GIZ, in 2012 whose mission is Empowering jobseekers by facilitating them access to all necessary labor market information and offer them trainings to upgrade their skills and knowledge in order to become more competitive on the job market.
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