The Dreamtakers Foundation empowered forty-seven women within the internally displaced peoples (IDP) camp through skill acquisition and vocational training program.
The training program was held on the 17 November 2018 at the Internally Displaced Peoples’ Camp, Area 1, Garki, Abuja, witnessed the round-off session of all the trainees with the distribution of provision packs, food items and clothes to them all.
The program which included making of soaps, shoes, disinfectants and perfumes for all the various participants with self-made choices for all participants had some of them having hands-on with cutting, threading, and filing of palm leather slippers and the soap and perfume makers mixing, adding the necessary ingredients and bottling of liquid soaps and perfumes.
The leader of the IDP Camp thanked the Foundation for their capacity building effort for the women and less privileged. In her remarks, the President and Founder of the Foundation said skills acquisition and vocational training are means to financial independence, wealth growth, self-reliance, prosperity, and personal development.
She stated that the empowerment of the youth and women was part of the Foundation’s vision; to significantly reduce unemployment and motivate women and youths to be financially viable. The skill acquisition and vocational program are aimed at positioning an individual to start their own businesses and hopefully become job creators when they all go back to their various homes.