Tributary Initiative for Learning is an organisation that supports Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions and centres by strengthening their capacity through curriculum review and upgrade; tools and equipment, teachers training, industry engagement to achieve their development objectives .

We also support the needs of marginalized to become better actors in their communities.

Our programs are aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals

  • 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
  • 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

We endeavour to achieve these goals through our programmes.


300+ Teachers


10 Education sites


440 Employment Placements

Who We Are


To build skilled young persons in Africa to achieve productive employment and decent work through TVET.


To employ skills, expertise and standards to improve quality of training and outcomes.

To increase access to employment, economic well-being and quality of life.

Our goals as an organisation are

  • To foster a deman-led TVET in Africa.
  • To support TVET institutions to develop capacity to attain development objectives.
  • By 2030, to ensure that 1,000, 000 youth are gainfully employed in Africa

Our Uniqueness

  • We design initiatives that support lifelong learning from secondary school level and continuing through higher education and professional training.
  • We embrace people from all works of life without prejudice.
  • We adopt standards and training models to improve the professional capabilities of teachers.
  • We team up with educators and industry to develop demand driven training systems and practices train fit-for-prupose professionals.