THE EFFECT OF HOME MANAGEMENT SKILLS TRAINING ON WOMEN: A STUDY OF CITY WOMEN CENTRE, KANO STATE

Lami Salihu Nababa (Mrs) Department of Adult
Volume 5(1), January 2014

Abstract

The production of processed and non-processed products contributes immensely to the economy and wellbeing of society. This paper investigates the extent to which City Women Center, Kano State is creating job and improving the employment situation of women. This paper focuses on the effects of Home Management Skill Training on women in the centre, which requires analysis that can first explain the nature and pattern of the beneficiaries to participants. The study evaluates and categorized the centers’ on vocational training they offer such as tailoring, knitting, beads, pomade and soap making. Tailoring during this research was the most patronized vocation by participants at 35.4%, while pomade making and interior decoration were the least favoured. Results indicate that 84.1% of the respondents positively responded to the skills learnt. Above all, they acquired and adopted different skills not only for their self-employment but in the long-run an employer of labour. Keywords: Home Management Skills, City Women Center