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100 ndi Anambra empowered by Industrial Training Fund



THE Anambra State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue, at Prof. Dora Akunyili Women Development Center, Awka, handed out empowerment items and start up stipends to 100 Ndi Anambra, men and women, through the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).

The beneficiaries, who were evenly chosen from the 21 local councils in Anambra State, were few months ago trained in various skills such as sewing and tilling, through the sponsorship of ITF and were  empowered with sewing machines and tilling tools.

Among the benefitciaries is Miss Chinwendu Nebolisa, from Ihiala, who made headlines on social media, few months ago, as a child bride when she was forced into marriage to a man.

The young girl, through the  Commissioner was rescued from the marriage, rehabilitated, trained in sewing and empowered. (This is a story for another day).

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