Centre trains 30 women on GSM repairs in Kano
The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has commenced a five-week training for 30 selected women on GSM and mobile phone repairs in Kano state.
SOLACEBASE reports that the training, which commenced on Monday brought women and girls from different parts of the state together.
Speaking at the orientation, the Executive Director of CITAD, Dr Y Z Yau, represented by the organization’s technical office, Muhammad Bello Yahaya said the training was aimed at equipping women with mobile phone repair skills in order for them to become self-reliant and bridge the gap in digital technology among women.
He added that the training’s second phase was launched under the platform of CITAD’s Digital Creativity and Innovation session.
“At the end of the training, we will empower them with tools for GSM repair in order for them to be self-sufficient and be employers of labour.”
On her part, Harira Wakili, a facilitator at the orientation said women need to be trained on GSM repairs so that they could effectively become catalysts for generating job opportunities within their communities.
Wakili emphasized the role of Information and Communication Technology in empowering women.
She also urged the participants to make good use of the knowledge acquired during the training.