Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has graduated another batch of 20 young women on film and video editing, graphic design, and photography in Kano state.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the three-week training programme tagged ‘Digital Livelihood Training’, was aimed at producing young women entrepreneurs who would leverage information technology to improve their living standard.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony on Tuesday, the training coordinator, Ahmad Yakasai, disclosed that this year’s programme was organized in conjunction with the United States Embassy in Nigeria.
According to him, so far, about 80 young women have been trained by the CITAD.
“The programme is going on successfully because there are many participants who did not have computer knowledge but now have become conversant with computer operation within three weeks of the training.
“As I am speaking to you now, these young women have now learned how to produce Identity Card, stickers, different calendar designs, and other photoshop designs,” he said.
Also speaking, one of the participants, Samira Ahmed, commended to for giving her the opportunity to improve herself and her business through computer training.
Miss Samira said that before the program she did not know anything about a computer, but could now operate the system smoothly.
She added that as a small-scale entrepreneur, she would use the training she acquired in expanding and digitising her business in tune with the modern standard.