Qosqo Maki disposes of two training enterprises: a bakery and a carpentry, which are both managed by the association Qosqo Maki. Priority for training is given to the users of the Dorm in order to generate job opportunities for their future.
What’s the objective of this program?
- General objective: Generating future job opportunities through training
- Specific objective: Promoting dignified work conditions
What is being produced at the carpentry?
All types of furniture, precision-grinded
All types of decor for the house
Educational, recreative and ludic (toy-related) material
What is being produced at the bakery?
French bread and pastries
Sweet pies and cakes
21 young people have received training in the two sectors: 15 at the bakery and 6 at the carprentry.
4 young people have been certified as professional bakers and 1 as a professional carpenter.
As a response to the youth’s need and request, the enterprises offer a training space at the bakery and the carpentry in order to contribute to their professional development. The participants acquire different work techniques and knowledge through observing, participating and socializing.
The acquired competences include the following:
- Respect and diligence
- Hygiene and cleanliness
Quality of production
- Client satisfaction
- Vision of the enterprise
Every training center has a highly qualified head of section who is in charge of managing the production and his team as well as the training of the Dorm users, who are being trained on the job. The training is concentrated entirely on practical aspects, which allows each participant to develop themselves at their own time.
The bakery and carpentry are financially independent and self-supporting, but are being managed by the association Qosqo Maki.