We equip West Africans with life-changing job skills. Here’s how.

Practical Training

WAVS vocational schools focus on practical, hands-on training so that students are prepared for real-world work. More than 3 out of 4 graduates find employment, start their own business, or continue with their studies.

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Starter Tool Kits

Graduates can purchase affordable tool kits that make it possible for them to start their own businesses.

An approach that is holistic and sustainable.

Locally Led Vocational Schools

WAVS schools are led by local teachers and administrators who are committed to developing effective and sustainable training programs.

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Building Authentic Relationships

Local teachers build authentic relationships with students and share a simple message: Jesus changes everything – how we work, live, and love others.

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Give opportunity. One student at a time.

In places where WAVS vocational schools operate, most people live off less than $2 a day. But a new job skill makes it possible to work for a brighter future.

Today, you can join a community of monthly givers who are committed to equipping young people in West Africa with life-changing job skills – one student at a time. As a One Student member, you make it possible for students to attend WAVS vocational schools in one of the poorest regions of the world.

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Every $10 per month helps train one student each year