Over 200 Complete Vocational Skills Training

By Moses Gum Degur

More than 200 people have completed nine months vocational skills training and are expected to receive certificates on Tuesday.

Support for Peace and Education Development Programme (SPEDP), in collaboration with Stromme Foundation implemented a Vocational Skills Training for 205 beneficiaries on Tailoring, Building, Simple Electricity, Plumbing, and Catering among others.

Speaking to Juba Monitor, Chairperson of Organizing Committee Mr. Lasu Samuel said the skills acquired by beneficiaries in the training will help hinder the economic crisis and make them self-reliant.

He said out of the knowledge gained, the learners will be able to do micro business activities to sustain a livelihood.

“SPEDP with help partners trained 205 beneficiaries in different life skills. This will help them build household economy and enhance a better living. It will also raise family income,” he said.

Mr. Lasu added that the life skills training gives opportunities to unemployed youth to engage them into useful activities.

He added that he expected the beneficiaries to utilize the skills gained for the purpose of building human capacity through learning.

The Organizing Committee Chairperson called on the local population to fight poverty in the country.

In the event, are expected some dignitaries from the government, Representative from Stromme Foundation, traditional leaders and the beneficiaries.

Support for Peace and Education Development Programme has expanded activities in Nimule, Aweil, Terekeka, Renk and Juba among other locations in South Sudan.

It operates in areas of Peace building and conflict mitigation, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, Health/WASH, Gender, and protection. It was established in 2007.







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