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SDS Graduates 66 Students

Written by  Esnath Kalawe

Lilongwe, August 7, 2017: Kaps Model School has said young ladies have a potential to raise their standards and to improve on their livelihoods.

Kaps Model School, Programme Officer, Chisomo Mgogo told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Sunday during the graduation Ceremony in Lilongwe.

She congratulated the girls for completing the training and advised them to use the knowledge and skills they learnt to manage their business effectively.

“I advise you not to misuse this chance and the skills attained. Money answers problems, and you can find money through conducting business to solve your daily issues,” Mgogo said.

TNM Managing Executive-Regional Operations, Phyllis Manguluti urged the girls to spend their time on the smooth running of businesses.

She said the young girls to consider education which would assist them understand things better than rushing into early marriages.

“If you have knowledge you can make your business engage your business endeavors uniquely like customer attract techniques because you may not just go by fashion that goes.” Manguluti advised.

She encouraged the girls to be role models by putting the skills gained into proper use in their communities.

 A graduating student, Mercy Kashoni who received a best skilled girl award thanked SDS for the support towards the initiative and promised to work hard in promoting her business.

“I am very happy for gaining new business skills which will help me to promote my small business I have already started.” she explained.

Student Driven Solution (S.D.S) on  August 5, 2017 graduated 66 young ladies after completing 26 weeks of intensive training on Financial Literacy Programme at Kaps Model School in Lilongwe.

The organisation which aims at empowering young ladies aged between 15 and 25 with business skills according to their business plans, started in 2015 at Malindi Primary School in Zomba.

Prior to the graduation students performed different activities such as drama, songs, poems to spice the event

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