JPF Kick-Off Digital Skills Training for Teenage Girls in Famgbe
The Juliet Pulu Foundation, JPF as part of activities to mark this year’s International Day of the Girl Child has kick-off the training of teenage girls in various digital skills.
This training is a sideline event by the foundation to help create access for more girls into the digital space as a response to this year’s theme ‘Digital Generation, Our Generation’.
The event held in Famgbe Community in Yenagoa Local Government Area had girls from different age grades.
Speaking at the event to kick-off the training tagged ‘A Town hall Meeting and Computer Appreciation Workshop’ organised by JPF, founder of the foundation, Hon Juliet Pulu-Zifawei said girls should be proactive and find interest to use the digital space to their advantage.
Hon Pulu-Zifawei hinted the girls that the opportunities in the digital space are enormous, adding that there is so much they can achieve if they use their smartphone wisely rather than posting pictures and chatting on social media.
She admonished them to take their lives seriously and be abreast with technological advancement in the digital space.
Hon Pulu-Zifawei who is also the Executive Secretary, Bayelsa State Agency for Mass Education spoke on the importance of education and the need for the girls to stay away from pre-marital sex that may lead to early pregnancy.
She highlighted the dangers associated with early pregnancy and their future, saying it impacts negatively on their education.
The woman Chief in Famgbe Community used the opportunity to pray for them and led them to Christ.
The digital skills training will be a three-month program on creative writing, graphics design, editing, blogging, website design and development of social media content. The event was held in Famgbe Town hall.