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ST. AUGUSTINEā€™S VOCATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY CENTRE (SAVATEC) JOS

Saint Augustineā€™s Vocational and Technology Center, SAVATEC is a non-governmental organization established by the Catholic Women Organization (CWO) in 2010. Its emergence was to serve as a panacea for the aftermath of 2010 Jos crisis. Thus the centre began to dispense services in areas of Human and Capital Development -using entrepreneurship skills development as a tool in mitigating economic depression in Jos and other parts of Northern Nigeria.

Our Skills

ā€œBad times, hard times, this is what people keep sayingā€¦ we are the times: such as we are, such are the timesā€ (St. Augustine).

Computer Application and Web design
97%
Tailoring and Fashion Design
98%
Catering and Decoration
96%
Hair Dressing
85%
Printing
75%

Experience

2013-2014

European Union (EU)/APURIMAC ONLUSĀ 

(Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace ICSP)

In the year 2013 the European Union (EU) in partnership with APURIMAC ONLUS took over from Catholic Women Organization (CWO) on a project Titled (Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace ICSP) and open up more training centers in Katako (Jos North), Mangu, and Mikang making Rantya the headquarter. During the project of Apurimac Onlus, UNDP came in and partnered with the centre.

2015-2016

ASSOCIAZIONE APURIMAC ONLUS,BEGE Foundation, CEPAN,ITF

(Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace ICSP)

In 2015 ASSOCIAZIONE APURIMAC ONLUS partnered with the Center with a project (Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace ICSP/2015/359-478) with local partners, BEGE Foundation and Centre for Peace Advancement in Nigeria (CEPAN) from 2015 to 2016, in the same year 2016 the Centre partnered with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) to train women and youths on a project Titled Women and Youths Empowerment Program

2017

Plateau state governmentĀ 

Simon Lalong Empowerment Scheme (SLEM)

In 2017 the vocational center partnered with Plateau state government under the project Simon Lalong Empowerment Scheme (SLEM). And in the same year the centre was handed over to the Order of St. Augustine, Province of St. Augustine of Nigeria, and it took the name ā€˜Augustinian Vocational Centreā€™ (AVC).

2019

IDP

MISS PLATEAU CARNIVAL

In the year 2019 the center partnered with IDP under the auspices of MISS PLATEAU CARNIVAL 2019.

2022-2023

SOS Children Village, NigeriaĀ 

ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT TO NEXT ECONOMY: YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

In 2022 it also partnered with SOS Children Village, Nigeria in training the youths on ā€œALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT TO NEXT ECONOMY: YOUTH EMPOWERMENTā€

2023

ITF-NECA program, Nigeria Conference of Women Religious (NCWR)

SPECIAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (SSIP), Youth Empowerment Initiative Programme phase 1

In 2023, the centre partnered with ITF in running SPECIAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (SSIP) as well as ITF-NECA program, also in 2023 the centre is in partnership with Nigeria Conference of Women Religious (NCWR) on a project Titled Youth Empowerment Initiative Programme phase 1

Head Office

Behind St. Monica’s Catholic Church State low-cost, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

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