Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women

by GIRLS' POWER INITIATIVE (GPI)
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women
Entrepreneurship Skills Training for Young Women

Project Report | Oct 23, 2019
LIVELIHHOOD OPPORTUNITIES FOR MORE YOUNG WOMEN

By Comfort Ikpeme | Project Leader

The 8th batch of entrepreneurial skills training differ a bit as GPI ventured into other non-traditional skills electrical, alumaco, welding in addition to the fashion designing being expanded to include embroidery with support from Lafarge Africa Plc. The training which has a total of 32 girls and within this short period of training, the unit has recorded great successes and achievements thus:

  • The trainees are very enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • Some have started generating income for themselves by sewing for friends

One of the beneficiaries decided to learn electrical skills despite her gender and today, she is doing excellently well in her in the process. Miss Melony had this to say: “ I worked for my Boss who is a Pastor and he promised to sponsor my skills training, but he started making sexual advances at me and because I always turn his request down , he refused to pay for my training, so I quit the job. I am happy for GPI free training opportunity for me, I have started generating income for myself.”

She further stated "I know whatever, one is taught to do, he or she will suceed and so, i paid deaf ears to all the discourgament for me to learn electrical. I choosed this because i have always had passion for it, Thanks to GPI for giving me the opportunity of a dream come true".

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GIRLS' POWER INITIATIVE (GPI)

Location: Calabar, Cross River - Nigeria
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Project Leader:
Comfort Ikpeme
Calabar , CROSS RIVER Nigeria

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