Name: Yasin
Age: 22.

How many years in prison: 2 years 8 months.

Sentenced for: Robbery.

How many earlier sentences: Was my first time.

What did you miss the most in prison: I missed my family and friends, I missed eating good food and wearing my own clothes.

Reason for joining YiPmade: I wanted to learn a new skill which I would learn for my future survival. I found welding to be something good enough to help me earn a profitable lifestyle in future.

Talent: Drawing.

Dream in 5 years: My dream is to help youth in my community to become self-reliant through teaching them welding skills for their survival. I also dream of becoming one of the successful welders in Malawi who will be making good and marketable materials to the customers.

Main learning points at YiPmade Academy: I have learned what business is all about and how to establish and sustain it. I have learnt the skill of welding and material production.
My dream is to help youth in my community to become self-reliant.

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