Eastlands College of Technology (ECT) is a project of Strathmore Educational Trust, a Public Charitable Trust established in Kenya. The college has been in the making since 2003, when the Informal Sector Business Institute (ISBI) was created with the help of the Austrian NGO ICEP to train Micro entrepreneurs on basic business skills and ICT training for the youth. Over 5000 people took part in these courses and more than 500 entrepreneurs participated in Informal Sector Business Institute (ISBI) capacity building activities and could improve their income potential.
Informal Sector Business Institute built up an excellent reputation within the micro entrepreneurs community as well as other actors in the field of entrepreneurial empowerment, such as Grassroots Business Initiative (GBI) of the International Finance Corporations (IFC).
The college caters for the formal sector by creating permanent linkages with corporations through the implementation of Dual Training System in ICT, Electrical and Electronics Installation Systems and Industrial Maintenance; and is building upon the experiences of ten years of ISBI for micro entrepreneurs in the informal sector.
Eastlands College of Technology is in line with government strategies to attain poverty alleviation and economic growth hence the need for improved technical training through Dual Training System (DTS).
In partnership with the industry, to serve East Africa’s formal and informal industry by providing manpower with vocational, industrial and entrepreneurial education.
To be a training institution that is a point of reference for industries seeking skilled manpower with the competencies required by the businesses in East Africa.
The College seeks to serve and partner with entrepreneurs, companies and industry and with other institutions that share its vision. In carrying out its mission, the institute will adopt the following approaches:
Participatory approach to learning
Christian and human virtues in the business
Knowledge is power
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P.o Box 66956-00200
+254 723 482 502 / +254 732 316 126