Techpadi and DeeperLife bible church partner to organise program for youths at oyigbo
It was Winston Churchhill who said “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
This was the case of the ICT session organised by the Deeper life bible church and Techpadi held from the 30th of July to the 17th of August, 2018, at Oyibo in Rivers state. Passing knowledge about the opportunities in tech.
The program sort out to engage youths, give them an opportunity to dream and a pathway to realising their dreams, with training focused on
- Inspiring youths to look and think beyond their immediate environment.
- Building a mindset to start a career in technology.
- Knowing the career options in tech that are available to youths considering their realities.
- Helping them identify what career path actually fits each individual.
The event experienced a huge turn out of a mix of kids and youths age range 10 – 20 who before the event didn’t have much formal tech related learning.
Venues used for the events in partnership with schools include;
Achievers Christian Academy,
5-9 Divine Avenue Sunlight Estate,
Foundation Group of Schools,
Excel Secondary School,
No. 70 B Umusoya Road,
Opposite Deeper Life Regional Hq Oyigbo
Oyigbo West Center
No.10 Ayozie Street,
Off Don Simon Str Mbano Camp
The event lasted for three weeks and was held at 11am to 1pm, Monday’s to Thursday’s..
As a follow-up, Techpadi intends to select from participants of the event and give free trainings in;
- Graphics design and UI/UX design.
- Social media marketing and content development.
- Programming (with a focus on java and Web).