Total Presents SME Start Up Kits to Skills Acquisition Graduates - July 2020
Total Nigeria Plc. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 presented Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Start -up Kits to five beneficiaries of the skills acquisition program at Koko community in Delta state as part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. At the end of the skills acquisition training programme, Total provided the comprehensive SME start-up kits to each beneficiary as relevant to their respective vocations, to enable each one set up small-scale enterprise fully sponsored by the Company
Prior to presenting the SME start Up kits, the Company had provided shops for each beneficiary for two years rent duration, thereby ensuring that the graduates could immediately begin the practice of their vocations. The goal of the initiative is to socially and economically impact the Koko community and its environs through employment and meaningful engagement of its youths. The positive multiplier effect on the socio-economic status of the region cannot be overemphasize as the trainers are also hired locally.
The beneficiaries thanked the management of Total Nigeria Plc. for its benevolence and promised to work hard to make sure the support granted them will be successfully utilised. The graduates of fashion design were Blessing Ebienayon and David Anirejuoritshe; the graduate of hairdressing and make-up, Bridget Ika; graduate of catering, Blessing Nesiama; while Joshua Omatshola graduated with Marine Welding and fabrication skills.
Anirejuoritse David – Fashion Designing
Joshua Omatshola – Marine Welding and Fabrication
Blessing Nesiana – Catering
Ebinenayon Blessing – Fashion Designing
Bridget Ika – Hairdressing and Makeup artist