MWAN trains 50 Adamawa women in various skills acquisitions


MWAN trains 50 Adamawa women in various skills acquisitions

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Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) has trained Adamawa women in various skills acquisitions as empowerment tools to be independent and financially self-reliant.

The women who received ten days of skills acquisition in Tailoring, local pasta making, and domestic grinding of cereal and perishable items have expressed satisfaction with the high level of training by the trainers.

The ten days event which took place at the women development center Jimeta-Yola was supported by Global Fund for Women to alleviate Women with less privileged Backgrounds.

The training, according Dr Asabe Bwala, Chairman of Adamawa State Chapter of MWAN said is encapsulated in a theme:” strengthening localization of gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response through increased knowledge, self acquisitions, service delivery and livelihood support for vulnerable women and girls in Adamawa state.”

Asabe further stated that one of MWAN’s mission is to serve humanity in pursuit of positive health with special emphasis on women and children remains their Cardinal objective

While appreciating MWAN Maria John who is from Yola North Local Government said the training has equipped her that she can provide food for her kids and support others in the society.

Another beneficiary of the training, Mrs Fatima Umar who was invited from Girei Local Government expressed her willingness to practice what she acquired for the rural women and get money by pasta making which is in high demand within the locality she is based.