• 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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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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CAP-YEI has today held a meeting with chiefs, assistant Chiefs, instructors and Managers of Kiptere Youth Polytechnic to sensitize them about the CAP-YEI Centre being established in Kericho County at Kiptere Youth Polytechnic and they have committed to assist in mobilization by referring as many youths as possible. You are also welcomed to join in our mobilization for the new centre by referring any youths within Kericho County to benefit from our training ...

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CAP-YEI has today finalized partnership with Kericho County where CAP-YEI will establish a replication Centre at Kiptere Youth Polytechnic. Mobilization has officially started today, requirements for any youth to get trained at the Kericho Centre are:
1. Have an Original National Identity Card.
2. Have an age of between 18 to 34 yrs.
3. Basic Education Level
4. Commit to attend training for 3 months from Monday to Friday.
Our courses take 3 months training in class and 1 month internship. Kindly refer any youth you know to kindly register for the training which starts immediately by Contacting either Elizabeth on 0726475710 or James on 0723552547.

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CAPYEI mission is to reach youth by providing them a space to acquire employability skills. In quest to reach the deserving young people, CAPYEI in partnership with NITA through the KYEOP program has offered various technical skills to the youths in various counties.
Today we feature electrical installation trainees in Migori county. After classroom training, they managed to secure internship placement at Sukari Industrial LTD one of the prestigious sugar factory in Nyanza. The company management was impressed with the trainees technical and interpersonal skills they displayed during the interview. The trainees mentioned that they were grateful to CAPYEI trainers who exposed them to the practical skills from the onset of the training. They are amazed by the experience they will get and are confident that they will secure employment at Sukari Ltd in the power system unit.

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CAP-YEI today conducted capacity building assessment of Instructors of partner Vocational Training Centres (Youth Polytechnics) across Mt. Kenya Region on lifeskills delivery in a real classroom environment. These partner VTCs are Kagongo, Kiagathu, Othaya, Kabebero, Rukira, Mathakwa-ini, Gitero, Mathenge, Gikoe, Mbaa-ini, Gathuthi, Gichira, Gathiga, Kaheti, Karima, Gathugururu, Karundu, Thangathi, Karatina, Mungari, Gachuku, Kiandugia, Giathugu, Githiru, Nairutia, Watuka, Endarasha, Amboni, Kihuyo, Githima, Karundas, Kimahuri, Kiamathaga, Gachika. ...

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My Name is Loice Njoki Njagi I got to capyei by the help of one of my friend who had undergone a coarse there ....right after my form 4 I applied and I got to join 3months of studying Hospitality Management by Sir Charles Mwangi he advised us to find hotels and start attachment lucky me I got attachment in Baobab holiday resort 4months of attachment I finished And graduated in Capyei with the Help of Capyei Hospitality Management Certificate I applied for scholarships in Australia and I got to study there for one year and half and started working again....as was waiting for my certificates in Australia I decided to use again my Capyei certificate and applied for a job In Dubai ‘Jumeirah beach hotel’and they accepted me....since last year end of October till now

Thankyou You Capyei for the chance you gave me as a youth and to you Sir Charles without you Guys could not have reached here

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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.