109 single parents graduate from empowerment training in Region Three

One hundred and nine single parents graduated from the National Training Programme for Youth Empowerment (NTPYE) of the Board of Industrial Training (BIT) on Wednesday.

A release from the Government Information Agency (GINA) said that the training was conducted at the West Demerara Technical and Vocational Training Centre, Leonora, Region Three and the courses included garment construction, catering, cosmetology, child care and care for the elderly.

Principal of the training centre, Cecelia Chung-Hinds and Project Coordinator of the NTPYE, Coreen Connelly highlighted that the programme benefited a large number of single parents and their various communities.

The release said that the BIT is committed to provide short- term training opportunities for youth to equip them with marketable skills in a variety of occupations.

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