SIGMA PENSIONS PARTNERS WITH JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NIGERIA TO EQUIP 100 YOUTH IN ABUJA WITH DIGITAL SKILLS
September 13, 2021
In line with their mission of creating exceptional values for stakeholders, Sigma Pensions partnered with JA Nigeria to equip 100 young people in Abuja with Digital Skills. From September 6 – 10 2021, participants ranging from age 18 – 25 went through an intense Digital Bootcamp they were trained in Digital Marketing, Web Development and Graphics Design.
In 2016, we embarked on a Digital transformation journey which has resulted in a radical transformation in our business and service delivery to both internal and external customers said Afolabi Folayan (Executive Director, Operations Sigma Pensions).
“Leveraging on technology, our business had little or no negative impact during the pandemic as we were able to seamlessly service our customers without any interruptions. We have experienced the power of digital technology and its exponential impact on growth further emphasizes the importance of digital skills amongst young people. This is why we embarked on this Corporate Social Responsibility Project to equip young people with digital skills which will add value to them, improve their employability, create businesses and in extension grow the Nigerian economy”
Through this Bootcamp, the company aims to equip young Nigerians with relevant digital skills which will serve as a springboard for a career in Web development, Graphics and Animation or any preferred field in Tech.
The 5-day event closed with an exhibition where participants showcased their ideas, websites and designs, The outstanding group was rewarded with a cash prize of
To learn more about Sigma Pensions, their services and CSR activities, visit www.sigmapensions.com or follow @sigmapensions on all social media platforms.
About Sigma Pensions Limited
Sigma Pensions Limited is a licensed Pension Fund Administrator with Assets Under Management (AUM) of about N500bn catering to over 750,000 contributors across the country. Sigma Pensions is owned by Actis, one of the leading Private Equity funds, with over US$7.6bn Funds Under Management invested in growth markets across Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Since 2019, Sigma Pensions partnered with Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) and delivered 3 CSR projects targeted towards Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship. The projects have successfully reached over 3000 students directly and has supported Junior Achievement Nigeria to reach over 1,000,000 young Nigerians.
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