– Invite interested participants to a free Garment Production Training
The African Fashion Development and Empowerment Centre (AFDEC), a not for profit organization inconjunction with the European Union and German Development Cooperation GIZ through the Nigerian Competitiveness Project are set to empower Nigerian Female Fashion Entrepreneurs.
In a statement by the organizers, the training is aimed at enhancing the skills of the participants and foster a healthy competition and earn more in the fashion industry.
The programme which kicked off in Lagos on Mother in commemoration of the International Women’s Day has been scheduled to last for 2 months.
The programme is opened for free to eligible women-owned enterprises who have been involved in fashion and garment production for a minimum of 2 years.
Also, interested applicants should have a registered business incorporation status with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
According to the founder and Executive Director AFDEC, Mrs. Adeola Ogunkolade, participants will learn how to enhance their businesses and improve their competitiveness within the fashion industry.
“They will also be taught how to manage and optimize the fashion product effectively, and also get acquitted with the fashion evolution and its direction.
“This is indeed the start of a true entrepreneurship for the Nigeria women-owned fashion/garment industry. This training also focuses on every aspect of the business from project production, commercialization to distribution and retail and lot more to learn,” she added.
In compliance with the COVID-19 protocols, the training will hold during the week at the African Fashion Development and Empowerment Centre head office behind Ikeja Shopping Mall, Alausa, Lagos, while the weekend classes will take place at the Day Star Church at Oregun,” Adeola explained.
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