Global communities

Global Communities is a US-based international non-profit organization. Its mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe. The organization believes that the people who understand their needs best are the people of the community themselves. In Ghana from 2009 to 2013, Global Communities generated formal employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for low-income youth in the solid waste sector under the Youth Engagement in Service Delivery (YES) project. Working with Artisans association and other four consortium members under the Youth Inclusive Entrepreneurial Development Initiative for Employment (YIEDIE) will replicate with the construction sector the value chain approach they successfully used under YES.

GRATIS Foundation

GRATIS Foundation is a technology transfer, training & manufacturing organization operating in Ghana whose mission is to promote industrialization by developing and disseminatiing technologies to industry, particularly, micro, small and medium scale enterprises and strives to reduce unemployment throiugh the provision of skills training such as Welding and Fabrication, Machining, Foundery Practice, Machine Design and Product Development and Computer Numerical Control (CNC).

African Career Centre (ACC)

The African Career Centre (ACC) was conceived from an incredible sense of indigenous African inventiveness and innovation with approaches and strategies directed at solving capacity and skills challenges and constraints within Africa and other developing economies across the world with emphasis on career development and professional efficiency.


TXTGHANA is a mobile-media company that provides integrated mobile services spanning mobile entertainment, mobile information dissemination and the enabling of mobile based products and services that are engineered to build, continually enhance and retain mobile relationships with the mobile generation.

Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)

The Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) was established by the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Act, 2006 (Act 718) of the Parliament of the Republic of Ghana in August, 2006 to formulate national policies on skills development across pre tertiary and tertiary levels of education, in both the formal and informal sectors of the economy.

COTVET is also to coordinate, harmonize and supervise the activities of Pre-Tertiary public and private Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) providers including apprenticeship in the Informal Sector, and collaborate with the Tertiary institutions.