SHARDO, a local Somali NGO conducts a closure ceremony for youth vocational skill training project in Mogadishu.
Shabelle Relief and Development Organization (SHARDO), a local Somali NGO has conducted today a well-organized closure ceremony for 100 youth trainees benefited from youth vocational skill training project that was implemented by SHARDO with the funding of African Development Foundation (ADF).
These youth graduates were trained with more demandable skills in the local markets such computer and secretarial skill and Business Development training. As the SHARDO administration mentioned and demonstrated at the ceremony, the main achievements of this project were that 100 youth (37 female) have been trained with the above two courses, 40 youths out of the 100 were distributed with 500 US dollar per trainee with the purpose of small scale business startup and fortunately those 40 businesses are currently operating in Mogadishu while the overall objective of the project was “ Fighting poverty, upgrading life skills and supporting socio-economic development’’.
High guests have participated in the ceremony such doctorate of labor, youth and sports from the ministry of human development of Somalia, a representative of SOCA in south central Somalia, local NGOs and local business companies those previously provided on job training for 45 youths out of the computer skill graduates. All the guests have much appreciated and thanked to SHARDO with the well transparent implementation of this project, they also sent many thanks to ADF with the funding of this helpful project for Somali youths.
Some of the trainees at the ceremony have expressed their feelings of happiness and self-motivated in terms of the training they had earlier and thanked both agencies SHARDO and ADF.
SHARDO is a local NGO, non-for profit and non-political organization formed in 1995 under suggestion and endorsement of local Somali community groups for the mandate of provision of various humanitarian services for the needy community in Somalia.