Group trains 120, women, youth in Gwagwalada skills acquisition
v dir="auto">A group has trained about 120 women and youth, on skills acquisition to help them become self-reliant and support their families amidst the COVID 19, pandemic and the attendant economic hardship that has came with it.
The Chief Executive Officer, Sulbrax Integrated Agency Ltd., Suleiman Ibrahim Barde, said we have empowered about 120 women and youth in soap making, cake baking, Vaseline jelly cream, sanitary pads and beads, in Dobi and Paiko village in Gwagwalada Area Council, free of charge.
He noted that the mission is to teach them how to fish for themselves and not to give them fish temporarily through a programme tagged "Sulbrax women and youth empowerment initiative".
Barde added that the group had trained about 100 women for soap making, beads making ,cake baking and petroleum jelly, in the past and would continue to engage more women and youths to reduce their vulnerability to social vices.
He said "Our mission is to create environment of self reliance, because during this economic crisis women and youths of rural areas suffers more".
"We have approach the department of women and youth Area 10 to come to our aid which I believe that with time they will partner with us for FCT youth empowerment programs." Barde noted.