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Nnaedozie Thomas Foundation Launches Skill Acquisition Program to Train and Empower the Youth of Jos

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Nnaedozie Thomas Foundation Launches Skill Acquisition Program to Train and Empower the Youth of Jos

July 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

The Nnaedozie Thomas Foundation is proud to announce the launch of a comprehensive skill acquisition program aimed at training and empowering the youth of Jos. This initiative underscores the Foundation’s unwavering commitment to fostering sustainable development and creating opportunities for young people in the region. Through this program, the Nnaedozie Thomas Foundation aims to equip the youth with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in an increasingly competitive job market and contribute meaningfully to their communities.

Program Overview

The skill acquisition program is designed to provide a broad range of training opportunities in various fields. The curriculum has been carefully crafted to address the specific needs of the youth in Jos, ensuring that they receive relevant and practical skills that can lead to gainful employment or entrepreneurial ventures. Key areas of training include:


  1. Vocational and Technical Skills:
    • Carpentry and woodworking
    • Electrical installation and maintenance
    • Plumbing and pipefitting
    • Automotive repair and maintenance
  2. Entrepreneurship and Business Development:
    • Business planning and management
    • Financial literacy and management
    • Marketing and sales strategies
    • Customer service excellence

Program Implementation

The Nnaedozie Thomas Foundation has partnered with local experts, industry professionals, and educational institutions to deliver high-quality training sessions. The program will be conducted in a state-of-the-art training facility equipped with modern tools and resources to facilitate effective learning. Each training module will be delivered through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practical sessions, ensuring that participants gain a deep understanding of the skills being taught.

Support and Resources

In addition to the training, participants will have access to a range of support services and resources, including:

  • Mentorship and Coaching: Experienced mentors and coaches will provide guidance, support, and advice to help participants navigate their career paths and achieve their goals.
  • Business Incubation and Support: For those interested in starting their own businesses, the Foundation will offer incubation services, including access to startup capital, workspace, and business advisory services.
  • Networking Opportunities: Participants will have the opportunity to connect with industry professionals, potential employers, and other entrepreneurs through networking events and forums organized by the Foundation.
  • Job Placement Assistance: The Foundation will collaborate with local businesses and organizations to facilitate job placements and internships for program graduates.

Community Impact

The skill acquisition program is expected to have a profound impact on the community of Jos. By empowering the youth with valuable skills, the program aims to:

  • Reduce Unemployment: Equipping young people with employable skills will help reduce the high unemployment rate in the region.
  • Promote Economic Growth: Skilled individuals can contribute to the local economy by securing well-paying jobs or starting their own businesses.
  • Enhance Social Development: Empowered youth are more likely to engage in positive social behaviors and contribute to the development of their communities.
  • Foster Innovation and Creativity: By nurturing talent and creativity, the program will help foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in Jos.


The Nnaedozie Thomas Foundation’s skill acquisition program represents a significant step towards empowering the youth of Jos and creating a brighter future for the community. Through comprehensive training, mentorship, and support, the program aims to unlock the potential of young people and equip them with the tools they need to succeed. The Foundation is committed to making a lasting impact and looks forward to seeing the positive outcomes of this initiative in the years to come.


July 23
8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0


JOS, Nigeria
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