The six-month long training program on computer and Chinese language formally concluded in Kathmandu on Monday under the initiative of a Chinese NGO.
The project entitled “Enable Nepalese youths for life skill development through basic and advanced computer training” was conducted by China’s Tibet based organization Good Will Foundation.
The project was implemented by Nepali partner organization Samajik Rupantaran Nepal. At least 20 unemployed youths, particularly from rural areas, attended the training program carried out from July to December last year in Bhaktapur.
The closing and certificate distribution ceremony was organized in Kathmandu on Monday amid the presence of officials, stakeholders and participants.
Addressing the event, Laxmi Sundar Awale, representative from District Coordination Committee office, remarked that such training programs are important for career building of Nepali youths.
Representative of the Good Will Foundation said that the project aimed to enable Nepali youths to learn a new skill which could support their professional careers.
According to Samajik Rupantaran Nepal, this was the third phase of computer training program for Nepali youths. This time, the youths were also provided with the basic Chinese language course, who also appeared in HSK tests.
Karishma Shrestha, Secretary at Samajik Rupantaran Nepal, informed that many youths have already received job opportunities in course of training program.
Besides certificates, two out-standing students from the group were also awarded with a laptop to assist their education and work.
The Chinese organization has been supporting in various areas like health, education and skill development of youths and women in Nepal.