Kakuma: Technical training services- Salesian of Don Bosco

Salesians of Don Bosco Kakuma

Kakuma: Technical training services- Salesian of Don Bosco logo
Last updated: 2/9/2024


Services Offered

Tertiary/TVET courses:

  • Motor vehicle mechanics
  • Machinist (Fitter Turning)
  • Welding and metalwork fabrication
  • Plumbing
  • Masonry
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Solar Photovoltaic
  • Accounting
  • Dressmaking and tailoring
  • Secretarial
  • Agriculture
  • Computer studies
  • English literacy  

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility criteria are the same for all services at this location: the youth should be registered on KASI for refugees and Kenyans to have a national identity card 
  • Being a TVET institution we comply with the Ministry of Education calendar. Enrolment for TVET courses is only done in January while the other six months' courses (vocational) are done twice in January and July   


  • Languages for which interpretation is consistently available  English. Kiswahili. Arabic 
  • Sign language interpretation is available 
  • Services are available in the following languages by appointment only: English. Kiswahili 
  • Female interpreters are available for the following languages: English. Kiswahili 
  • The entrance to this location has a ramp yes 
  • This location has a female staff  
  • This location has separate bathrooms for men and women  
  • All services listed are free of charge  
  • KASNEB accounting business courses require a fee 
  • In case of any sickness or injuries, students are referred to the concerned partners  

Access days and time 

Services Available:  

  • Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 7:30 am to 12 noon. 


Don Bosco has seven centres:

  • Don Bosco along  Kakuma Mission Hospital opposite St. Michael Primary School offers carpentry, motor vehicle mechanics, welding, fitter turning, masonry, plumbing, accounting courses (CPA, ATD, CAMS), electrical, ICT
  • Don Bosco 1 Kakuma 1 opposite Kakuma refugee secondary school offers ICT, secretarial, dressmaking, electrical, solar, plumbing, masonry, welding accounting courses (CPA, ATD, CAMS and English courses
  • Don Bosco 2 Kakuma 2 near the fuji laga offers agriculture; crop, animal, poultry, bee, and fish farming
  •  Don Bosco 3 Kakuma 2 near clinic 5 offers ICT and English courses
  • Don Bosco 4 Kakuma 3 Burundian market offers ICT, tailoring and English courses
  • Don Bosco 5 Kalobeyei reception centre has the following courses ICT and English
  • Don Bosco 6 Kalobeyei near equity bank - for handcraft women only 


Don Bosco along  Kakuma Mission Hospital opposite St. Michael Primary School