FEMALES GRADUATE AS MECHANICS AND HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS IN REGION 8
In this report, Wendell Jeffrey tells us about a special set of women who are redefining the meaning of “a woman’s job…”Posted by Safetv2 Headline News on Friday, 23 November 2018
Saudaha Gravesande is married with three children and said that she moved to from Georgetown to Mahdia several years ago. Yesterday she graduated with her certificate in mechanical servicing.
The Region 8 resident, who was one of five female graduates from the Board of Industrial Training, says that she loves learning
Gavin Gounga, the Regional Executive officer, Patoro/Suparoo area said that the inclusion of females into the training for mechanical servicing and heavy-duty vehicle operation brings him joy. Gounga was speaking at the graduation of 53 skilled residents of Region 8.
Shevonnia Francis said that she will use her certification to do more and get higher paying mechanical jobs. The mother of two says that she is not now employed but that should change soon.
19-year-old Wennesha Evans was yesterday certified as a heavy duty equipment operator. She said, however, that the training brought additional stress to her life but that she is glad he made it
Evans, who was the youngest female graduate says that there is money in the operating of heavy-duty equipment and that she will be looking for opportunities to ply her new trade
Saudaha Gravesande summed up the general sentiments of her female graduates