Young Women Encouraged To Engage Into Vocational Education To Help Empower Themselves


The Assistant Minister For Science, Vocational And Special Education Saku Dukuly has challenged young women of Liberia to take advantage of their hand work to ensure they empower themselves for nation growth.
Speaking at the exhibition ceremony of the Maryann Cheeseman School of Home Economics and Cosmetology on Friday July 6th,2018 at the William V. S.Tubman High School on 12th Street in Sinkor Mr. Dukuly said Liberia is gearing up to become a middle income Country as such the people’s participation in their Country’s economy is key and Paramount to society.
He said the government is working with young people to help them acquire the necessary skills to empower them in a move to make them useful and productive citizens in the Country.
“I see great potential in you,young women and it speaks to the fact that you people are fully prepared and willing to take over your Country”, he added.
Assistant Minister Dukuly indicated that the more skills the young people acquire, they can better help transformed their nation.
Saku praised the prospective graduates for their willingness, patients and resilience shown to learn in a drive to help themselves.
” The things that you have learned can now make you contribute to Liberia’s economy and can as well make you generate income for yourselves”, he noted.
He pledged the government support through the Education ministry to help support them with the little resources so that they can succeed.
The Science, vocational and Special Education boss admonished all young people to engage into new and meaningful skills including taking advantage of needed skills to help better their life.
In brief remarks the Principal of the Maryann Cheeseman school of Home Economics and Cosmetology Marie Taylor praised her students for doing well over the period and encouraged other women in the Country to take good advantage of skills training opportunity available to them to ensure that they are independent in society.
Madam Taylor at the same time commended her students especially those who went for internship and are currently working,noting that they are making great impact but want more support in a bid for them to do more.
The one day exhibition ceremony show case several products the students individually and collectively hand made as evidence of their practical work which they learned during their course of study.
Meanwhile,over hundred students are expected to walk away from the school at its graduation program later in August.