By Emmanuel Elebeke
GIFIC Solutions Limited,Â has unveiled job opportunities that abounds in the printing industry, urging unemployment youths to go for them.
Addressing participants at an empowerment workshop on how to become successful entrepreneurs, the Managing Director, Mrs. Ngozi Ukachukwu, said unemployed youths should see the â€˜Heat Transferâ€™ business as a veritable means to become self reliant and successful business owners.
She explained: â€œHeat transfer printÂ is an avenue to print in full vibrant colours untoÂ a variety of surface. It involves printing out something from your computer and putting it the way you want it on any item without making ink. It is a simplest way of putting pictures or images on any items and could be promotional for corporate bodies, ceremonies and for individuals.â€
According to Ukachukwu, some of the equipment for the businessÂ include: Snap lab; Mega Combo: Plotter Cutter Flat Press: Combo Press; Photo Creation: Plate press and Cap press among other consumables.
Gific, she stated is the sole dealer of the equipment in the country and Africa is making the machine affordable and available to those that need them. to start their own business.
â€œWe want to empower the youth. We want to empower people who donâ€™t have work, so that they can be independent financially by starting up a business of this kind with minimal capital that will cost them lessÂ time and energy.â€
â€œWe want to create awareness about something people can look into, so that they can establish and empower themselves for the rest of their lives.â€
This she believes, would definitely reduce crime and unemployment rate in the country, as it was also expected to encourage entrepreneurship among Nigerians and provide them with the basic information and communication technology skills necessary for establishing business they can call their own.
Meanwhile, a cross section of the participants who spoke with Vanguard at the end of the programme expressed satisfaction and commended the organizers for putting up the event at a time it was mostly needed.