Mekanissa: Don Bosco Technical college of Mekanissa has been catering to the need of the young people of Addis Abeba, especially with the Electro-Technology department
which focuses on Industrial Machine Drives and building electrical installation. From level 1-3 it offers courses in both fields of study including short term training in PLC (Program Logic Control) and Security System & Installation Construction work. But starting from this scholastic year, the center is moving on in a different direction. From now on, the center is focusing on Solar energy which is a renewable energy and very much spoken of in this twenty first century and highly recommended for developing the country and for reducing the climate changes and air pollution. Therefore the center is all geared to start soon the training in Solar Energy Technology. Already there has been a workshop held at Adwa Don Bosco in the month of August for the teachers and instructors who will be involved in the teaching of the new course. Br. Chrys sdb, a Salesian lay brother from Germany has been the protagonist of this new field of study, with the collaboration of Jugend Eine Welt.
News reported by: Abiyot Sime