Graduates (in white t-shirts) County ECM and training sponsors cutting a cake to commemorate the occasion.
February, 2, 2024
One hundred and thirty students who have been training for entrepreneurial promotion for Youth (STEP-4Y) in Nyamira today graduated in a colourful ceremony held at the County Headquarters.
The students who were awarded with certificates after completion of their training were urged to start self employment by using the knowledge the acquired during the training.
The training was sponsored by Kenya National Commission for UNESCO and Kenyatta University (KNATCOM) and Mouth Kenya University.
During the function presided over by the Nyamira County Government Executive Committee Member Alice Manoti on behalf of Governor Amos Nyaribo was held at Nyamira’s Uhuru garden.
In his speech, Governor Nyaribo asked graduates to use the skills they acquired make themselves competitive in the job market.
“You can join white collar jobs or office jobs such as mechanics, plant operators, electricians, plumbers and even farmers depending on your attitude.
“Your attitude will determine how you navigate and survive the job market, so I encourage you to be open-minded and seize opportunities that come your way,” the Governor noted.
He said his Government had established a revolving enterprise fund to support small and medium enterprise which the graduates can utilize.
“This fund will make it possible for the youth to access funds for starting or growing their business,” he added.
Ms Manoti urged graduand to join organized groups to benefit from funding from financial organizations.
The function was also attended by officials from the training sponsoring bodies.
By Governor’s Press Unit