Skill Acquisition Training For Vulnerable Disabled Adults In Northern Nigeria

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By Amos Tauna

Kaduna (Nigeria)–A three-month vocational empowerment training for vulnerable disabled adults organized by Community Empowerment and Development Initiative in partnership with American Embassy has begun in Kaduna ,North west of the country.

A total of 52 are being trained on computer, sewing, shoe making and knitting.

Community Empowerment and Development Initiative, CEDI, chairperson, Safiya Ahmadu, said she has the passion to help others particularly the disabled and make life more meaningful to them by empowering them to be self reliance.

She enjoined them to be serious throughout the duration of the training so that they could live meaningful lives in future, adding, “l urge you not to waste tax payers money but it should be a source of your turn around to also train others by way of building bridges of being self reliance.

“We should learn to help one another irrespective of tribe, religion or political affiliation for a better understanding,  unity and progress of our society.”

She assured that at the end of the training programme,  participants would be given the necessary tools to be able to start doing something for themselves.

While commending the participants for the rare privilege to be part of those to be trained in various skills acquisition, the director of the programme, Mrs Gladis John, enjoined them to make every opportunity to better off their lives and that of others.
“You should see this training as a rare opportunity which many out there are looking for without any breakthrough. I urge you to make every opportunity throughout the duration of the training to have something that will change your life and that of others,” she pleaded.

One of CEDI officers, Andrew Gani, told the participants that after the training, they should learn how to set up a business no matter how small it might be to put in practice what they have learnt

Most of the participants who spoke expressed their joy for the privilege given to them to learn something new in their lives assuring that at the end of the training programme, they would be better informed of the skills impacted to them and impact same to others.

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