- Training on pottery making
Asmara, 6 November 2015 – The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) organized training for 60 needy women in Areza and Mai-Mine, Southern Region, on pottery making.
The training is aimed at enabling the target group in becoming self-supportive, according to Ms. Aberash Haile, Head of the NUEW in the Southern Region.
Mr. Tekie Tewolde, Director General of Trade, Innovation and Mining in the Region stated that the trainees have been provided with a support package that consists of the requisite machinery and payment for house rent for one year.
- Popular campaigns
Foro, 6 November 2015 – Residents of Roboria and Afta administrative areas in Foro Sub-Zone are conducting community activities to clear land for cultivation as well as road repair work.
The residents have constructed water diversion schemes that can cultivate seven thousand hectares of land and built about 50 thousand meters of terraces.
- Youth Training
Asmara, 6 November 2015 – The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) have sponsored training for 110 youth on different skill enhancing themes that include courses on still and video cameras, sound and light editing as well as on documentary films production.
NUEYS has also provided training on administrative skills for 45 women from all the Administrative Regions.
- Seminar on harmful practices
Asmara, 6 November 2015 – The National Union of Eritrean Women held a seminar on negative consequences of under-age marriage, female genital mutilation and related practices.
The seminar was attended by representatives of various Ministries, Administrative Regions, the Police as well as civil society groups.
Ms. Tekea Tesfamicael, chairperson of the NEUW, urged all stakeholders and concerned bodies to work with higher vigour and coordination so as to fully eradicate all harmful practices.