Tansian University, Anambra State, in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Educational Practitioners, U.K (CIEPUK), has awarded full scholarships to 5,000 repentant commercial sex workers and vulnerable people. This was disclosed by Prof. Marcel Ezenwoye, the National President of CIEPUK, in Abuja on Tuesday, January 4.
According to Ezenwoye, the beneficiaries were drawn from the 36 states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and will undergo three months of intensive training on different crafts and skills after which they will be equipped with relevant resources in any of the two centres for the northern and southern parts of the nation in batches from Feb. 26, 2022.
Ezenwoye added that the beneficiaries will be provided with free tuition, hostel accommodation, medical cover, insurance and security, while their respective state governments provide feeding to cover the three months training programme.
The three-month entrepreneurship and skill programme involves vocational training in shoemaking, soap making, cream making, scriptwriting, video editing, agric business and farm management.
Others are; acting, online and social media studies, cinematography, furniture making, electrical works, cottage industry, tie & dye, laundry, spice production, barbing and event management.