• Placements

    An Alumni of Mtwapa Center working in the Service Department at Hotel having graduated with a certificate in Hospitality.

  • Electrical and Electronics

    Electrical and Electronics Trainees during field learning on Electrical Installations. CAP YEI focuses on Competence Based Education and Training

  • Automobile

    Graduands in Automobile performing repair works in a local garage. They are equipped with both Technical skills and Lifeskills

  • Security

    Security Class from our Mkwanjuni Center during the a graduation ceremony conducting a parade.

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Youths Reached




CAP-Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya (YEI) is a non government organization started in 2011 committed, to train youth out of school in job entry level skills. This training is operationalized using the Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) model. CAPYEI is guided by three core objectives:

  • To ensure disadvantaged youth acquire life skills, relevant labor market skills, savings education, and small business development.
  • To facilitate disadvantaged youth access internship and job opportunities during through institutionalized public-private partnership.
  • To ensure youth receive vital pre and post job placement counseling, support, and services including financial as they transition to work..

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Entrepreneurship Training for Alumni

This is the first training program designed specifically for CAP alumni who have chosen to pursue Entrepreneurship as a pathway to earning a livelihood. The program is open to youth who: 1. Are previous alumni of CAPYEI 2. Completed the BEST model training at least six months ago 3....
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January Intake

All our centers across the country opened on 7th January 2019 and enrollment commenced on the same day. We target youth between 18 and 29 yrs of age who have completed secondary education, or dropped out before completing their secondary education.  The youth must come from vulnerable backgrounds and...
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Celebrating success of over 600 youths from the coast region under the EU GIZ project. They have been equipped with technical skills and are well life skilled. Graduation ceremony currently ongoing at Mkwanjuni Vocational Training Kilifi County. ...

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#nakururegistrationsINTAKE ONGOING ...

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Training professionals...............Kiptere trainees who enrolled in the Best Model doing Practicals in hospitality.
#kerichochronicles #kipterevtc #youthempowerment #sourceoflivelihood

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Today CAP-YEI celebrates the success story of Nathalyn Muthoni an Alumni of Machakos GIZ Centre which has been published in todays Saturday Nation in the Saturday magazine section page 14, at CAP-YEI we shall continue to offer training that exposes the youths to opportunities and change their lives. Congratulation Muthoni for proving to the world that a lady from a humble background can end up being a great mason in a male dominated profession ...

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Getting our trainees exposed to the job market........the smiles on their faces says they are ready to face the world. Naivasha trainees engaged in an exposure excercise today!!

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CAP youth Empowerment Institute implements Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) model through public-private partnerships for its sustainability and scalability. CAP YEI mobilizes and enrolls qualified target of youth by involving grass root government officials, local CBOs, network of youth organizations, youth and community leaders, and religious gatherings. CAP YEI skills training is guided by labor force demand in each area where our training is located as informed by market scan research and revisits.