Association starts training of 50 youths in arts, crafts
African Arts and Cultural Heritage Association (AACHA) says it has concluded plans to train over 50 youths in arts and crafts to make them self reliant.
Mr Kanayo Chuckwumezie, the President of AACHA made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja.
“We have students and youths coming to us for training; we train them in sculpture, painting and jewelry making; we have always done that every year.
“Our people are ready and on ground to train them and at the end award certificates to the successful ones.
“Last year, we did it with Premier International School, Abuja and awarded certificates to them; we will start next month,’’ he said.
The AACHA president also called on parents and others schools to send their wards and students to the Arts and Craft Village to allow them acquire the skills.
NAN reports that AACHA during vacation trains youths and students in beads making and other arts and craft works.
It has been the away the association contributes to the development of arts and craft among younger generation of artistes.
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