Vocational Skill Acquisition

Hands-on practical training focused on giving participants the tools required to create opportunities today as well as  build a future for themselves and their families. The participants were equipped across six skill areas and each participant was given a tool kit to enhance the program experience. 
Skills acquired include:

  • Reusable Sanitary Pad Making 
  • Hair Making 
  • Bead Making
  • Mechanic Work
  • Electrical Repairs Work
  • Carpentry Work

Reusable Sanitary Pad Making

 Every girl should have access to her basic hygiene needs sustainably. 

Hair Making 

One of the participants, Rashida Yusuf during her project presentation said – “Now, I look forward to opening my salon in Asokoro or Maitama; I will charge N500 only for everything including hair attachment”

Bead Making 

The women created six special pieces of jewelry including neck, hand and ear pieces.

Mechanic Work 

The boys were eager to learn, fast learners and brilliant at execution – they changed the front and back brake pads of a car on the first day of training.

Electrical Repairs 

The boys were young but very confident with many of them learning across mechanic and electrical repair work.

Carpentry Work

The boys in this class were in their early teens and exhibited strength and passion for carpentry