In fulfilling its corporate social responsibility , the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC), has commenced a vocational skill acquisition programme in the New Kuchingoro IDP Camp, Kaura District, Abuja.
The two months vocational training programme which is coordinated by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) is focused on skill acquisition in the area of masonry (Block making/ laying), plumbing, electrical Installation.
The Executive Director, NMRC, Dr. Chii Akporji stated that the role of NMRC was to promote mortgage by releasing money to banks to give out mortgage. She noted that lack of skill is a major challenge facing housing in Nigeria. She cited that some incidences of building collapse can be traced to the lack of building skills.More here.
Now that’s how you do CSR. Someone said the best way to solve Nigeria’s umemployment problem is to setup as many specialty schools as you possibly can.NMRC is sure making their contributon.
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