St. Martin Y.T.C Information: Requirements/Courses/Mission/Contacts

CATHOLIC      DIOCESE     OF    HOMA BAY

                                  ST. MARTIN YOUTH TRAINING CENTRE    

                                       Ramba, Mfangano Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya    
                                            Postal address:  Marist Brothers Ramba,       
                                                     Box 479, 40300 Homa Bay                                                                                                                                                                                        Email: stmartinytc@gmail.com                                     
                                                Website: www.maristkenya.com
                                                                  Under              
                     THE DIOCESE OF HOMA BAY MARIST BROTHERS AND FRIENDS.             
 ST. MARTIN YOUTH TRAINING CENTRE
Is a small agriculture and technical centre located in RAMBA, Mfangano Island, right on the shore of Lake Victoria.   Together with other such institutions, the Youth Training Centre serves a significant purpose in a country with so many young people.

 MISSION
The MARIST BROTHERS are members of an international religious teaching institution dedicated to education and integral human formation based on four pillars: 
  • Learning to know.
  • Learning to do.
  • Learning to live together.
  • Learning to be.

 VISION

The institution attempts to demonstrate to students that improved farming and technical skills can bring not only increased income but also a rewarding and fulfilling life as we progress as a country.

MOTTO:

Honesty and Hardwork

  COURSES OFFERED

The school prepares young people for life through the following areas:  

Government Trade Tests

  • General fitting/Welding
  • Tailoring/ Dressmaking
  • Masonry and Plumbing
  • Woodwork/Carpentry

Additional possible training depends on student talents and interest

  • Computer/Packages/Internet
  • Fiberglass Production
  •  Decoration,Painting and Sign writing
  • Household
  • Equipment maintenance

*Agriculture: All Students will grow some of their own food, cultivate a plot of land under the guidance of a qualified agriculturalist. Students may sell their agriculture products.  This money will help them to pay part of the school fees and cater for their needs.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  •   Possession of either K.C.P.E or K.C.S.E certificates.
  •   Students will undergo 2 years of training.

At the time of interview present the following;

  •   National ID Card.
  •   Baptismal certificate.
  • K.C.P.E / K.C.S.E result slip and report cards of your schooling.
BOARDING

ALL APPRENTICES ARE BOARDERS and must come with the following personal belongings:

  • Cooking and eating utensils
  • Bedding

Mattresses and foods, such as unga,fat,sugar etc may be purchased from the school store.

                                     LOCATION

    Mbita                to                Mfangano  (Ramba)              

                        Ferry/Boat  

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