The first batch of trainers grouped under the convention signed between Cameroon base NGO, Giddis Youth Technology Empowerment Center (GYTEC-Africa), and an American base Strive2Strive has graduated.
Participants obtained their attestations on February 21 in Yaounde during a special graduation ceremony organized by GYTEC-Africa.
Even though some international participants were not present, those who took the courses received their attestations from the Director and Founder of GYTEC-Africa, Gilfort Fondzenyuy Fur.
Some 16 attestations were handed to the participants ranging from Business 1 or 1, Photography, Public Speaking, and Leadership and Empowerment.
Handing the certificates to the recipients, Gilfort Fondzenyuy Fur hailed trainees for their consistency in going on through all the courses. He reiterated that the courses offered by Strive2Strive in partnership with GYTEC-Africa is an opportunity for all the youths to take so as to be able to face society with hope.
“It is a great joy for me to stand here today to hand certificates on behalf of Strive2Strive whom the Founder would have loved to be here. It wasn’t easy as I saw to go through the course, I am sure that those of you who have completed the course can testify that they were enriching and that you have been equipped to face the society,” Gilfort Fondzenyuy Fur said.
He said, “I will like to thank Strive2Strive for this wonderful initiative. I am particularly because participants are happy after going through the courses. Thank you Strive2Strive.”
“As I said, today is a remarkable day because I personally followed the courses and I will like to take the opportunity to encourage everyone to sign up for the second batch which is already underway. If you are interested, contact the Giddis Computer Training Center, GCTC school administration for all the details and I tell you, you won’t regrate going through the courses,” he added
In the meantime, Felicita Mokube, one of the graduating students appreciated the courses indicating that she is now a different person given the courses were intensive and interactive. According to her, the courses have made her become a new person, especially in Public Speaking and photography.
“I am happy because I am standing here today to receive my attestation following the training I underwent. I must say that they were enriching and I am a new person. I have gained a lot of skills in Public Speaking.”
“At first, I could not stand and talk freely in public but after going through the course, I can talk freely in public and can even go beyond. In Photography, I have basic skills and I can shoot now. All I need to do is to perfect it in the field,” Felicita Mokube
To Christabel Nshom, “It’s been four months of studies because actually, we were in class. The four months have been great with great teachers. We interacted and I gained a lot of skills. I will like to encourage my friends to come and take the courses because they are very interesting.”
For Months, students took online courses in Business 1 or 1, Photography, Public Speaking, and Leadership and Empowerment. The next session has started and aspiring students are called upon to contact the GCTC school administration for registration details.
By Etienne Mainimo