19 youths in Lodge/East Ruimveldt graduate from Computer Literacy programme, top 6 win prizes

Nineteen (19) youths aged 10 to 18 years, graduated on Saturday 8 June upon completion of an intensive 12-week Computer Literacy and Coding course. The participants all live in the East Ruimveldt/East La Penitence/Lodge catchment area, and classes were held at the Generation Next Centre in Wortmanville, Georgetown.

The six best students were presented with Tablets compliments of the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. This was a collaboration between the Ministry’s Training and Outreach team and the USAID’s Community, Family and Youth Resilience Programme that teaches life skills and methods of empowerment to disadvantaged youth.

The graduates were all encouraged to strengthen their Computer skills by enrolling in the Ministry’s Guyanese Girls Code and Code Camps.