Group trains 300 craftswomen in Osun

A non-profit organization under the aegis of United African State has trained 300 craftswomen in Osun State to be able to make


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Group trains 300 craftswomen in Osun
Ambassador Nurudeen Ogunlade with some of the beneficiaries

A non-profit organization under the aegis of United African State has trained 300 craftswomen in Osun State to be able to make bead jewellery, batik, tye and dye and other crafts and earn income to become self-reliance, Our Osun State Correspondent reports.

Speaking on the objective of the organization, Ambassador Nurudeen Ogunlade said the initiative was designed to empower the women economically as a strategy to reduce poverty in the society in line with vision 2020.

Ogunlade said the women drawn from all the 30 Local Government Areas in Osun State have been equipped with different skills and that they would also be exposed to international markets to sell the products.

L-R: Ambassador Nurudeen Ogunlade (3rd left) & others

He added that the organization is collaborating with another group known as All Work of Life (AWOL) in assisting the Osun women on capacity building and to guide them to be able to sell their products profitably.  

Ogunlade said his organization also planned to cultivate the women to be advocates of world peace, free expression environmental harmony, universal human love and appreciation of native culture.

He disclosed that out of the 300 women that participated in the training, 20 would be taken to a business expo exhibition Belize, near Cuba in Central America to showcase made in Nigeria bead jewellery, tye and dye among other products.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      



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