Barentu — The Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare's branch in Barentu sub-zone provided training to needy children with a view to improving their livelihood on the basis of wood and metal work.
The beneficiaries expressed satisfaction with the one-year training course and pocket money paid to them during the training.
Among the trainees Teamrat Haile, Robel Andebirhan, Robel Teklesenbet and Solomon Hagos voiced conviction that the skills they have acquired are a stepping stone to careers on the bases of which they can improve their livelihood. They also said that they would back up the national development drive.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Ms. Hana Osman, head of the branch office, indicated that endeavors are being made in collaboration with stakeholders to encourage such children as regards education.
Mr. Ibrahim Mohammed Ali, head of social services in the sub-zone, called on the beneficiaries of the training to prove competence in their academic career while supplementing the skill they have acquired through experience.