W.TEC Boosts Girl Child Empowerment, Trains 288 Girls On Tech Business

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…to better electronics, renewable energy

 

The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC), a non- profit organisation has recently confirmed its effort and interest in ensuring girl child be equipped in tech business.

 

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This W-TEC showcase as it trained 288 girls on electronics and renewable energy to thrive in the digital age.

 

Adeyemi Odutola, External Relations Lead, W.TEC, explains further in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Saturday said the NGO was able to achieve this through its MakeHer Space Programme.

 

He noted that the programme was a transformative initiative for secondary school students in Ikorodu and Surulere areas of Lagos.

 

According to him, a total of 210 girls were trained in four schools at Surulere while 78 girls were trained in two schools at Ikorodu respectively.

 

Odutola said that from learning the basics of electronics to harnessing the power of renewable energy, the students embarked on an inspiring journey of discovery.

 

“Through the programme, these aspiring technologists discovered their potential, gained invaluable skills, and laid the foundation for a bright future.

 

“The feedback from participants indicate that the girls believe they can fix minor problems with their electronic and rechargeable devices.

 

“Many further mentioned that they have more understanding of the functioning of solar powered devices and possible repairs when faltering, “he said.

 

He also noted that during the graduation ceremony, students who were outstanding throughout the programme were presented with well-deserving gifts.

 

(NAN)

 

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