Lagos DSVA Commence 2023 Batch A Business Training For High Risk Survivors

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency through its Empowerment Department has commenced its 2023 Batch A Business Training for high risk survivors.

Executive Secretary, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi at the opening ceremony  said the training which was in collaboration with SME 100 Africa was the actualization of one of the promises of the State Government to Survivors of SGBV in the State to renew their confidence and financial independence following their traumatic experiences in keeping with Governor Sanwo Olu’s THEMES Plus agenda, particularly Gender Equality and Social Inclusion. 

She intimated that the business training is conducted for survivors of domestic and sexual violence who have gone through a rigorous assessment process and have shown interest in starting or upscaling their business in order to make them independent and to also ensure that they are able stand on their own, thereby minimizing the likelihood of returning  to the place of abuse. 

The training is drawn from different businesses across sectors, focusing on financial management, marketing, and digital transformation. 

Vivour-Adeniyi also said the training aims at nurturing participants for the skillset in a changing business world and  with preparing their focus for more

practical insights in business.

She encouraged the participants to avail themselves of the opportunities the training would instil as it is a prerequisite in accessing the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Trust Fund.

Adejoke Ladenegan-Oginni

Lagos DSVA

15/8/2023

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