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NGO trains 20 Women Journalists on fish farming

A non governmental organisation has trained 20 women Journalist on Fish Faming in Kaduna State.

The beneficiaries are Journalists from the Kaduna Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists.

Assistant Director TEKU Intetnational and Agro alliance limited, Malam Musa Dauda said the reason for the training was to empower Women Journalists in order to have another source of income apart from their salaries.

Dauda said “if a woman is empowered you have empowered the entire society. 

“We came up with this  training in order to help women journalists to be  self reliance so that they can equally employed and will reduced high level of unemployment among youth” he said.

According to him,  fish rearing is a very good business which can be started with a little amount of money .

“You can start up the business  with the sun of ten to twenty  thousand naira and get more profit when you concentrate well by giving proper attention .

“It is very easy to do the business in an area with enough source of Clean water  either from the well, stream, and boreholes because fishes  can only survive in these water.

According to him, “you can also rear fish in  bowls, bucket, tempo-line or even digging ground for them, the size of the ground should  not be more than five feets long,” he said.

He added that the quality of water determine the quality of the fish growth.

He advised women to engaged themselves in the  business which is not really time consuming and not capital Intensive.

While speaking on  specific period of their feeding, he said you can feed the fish in an average of every five hours in-between, and it is three to four times a day.

In her remarks, the Chairman of the  correspondence chapel Asmau Haliru thanked the NGO for giving the chapel priority  and training women  to gain another source of income.

She advised the participants to take the training serious and also extend it to the grassroots for more awareness.

 

 

Source: Voice of Nigeria