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May 12

2021

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L.I.F.E IMPACT STORY – Abigail Uzor

Abigail Uzor joined the LIFE program Three year after her secondary school education. Before the program she was just a teenager, who knew what she wanted, but needed to get and hone the required skill set to perform at the level she envisioned.

According to abigail, “When I was selected to participate in the program, I was elated. The chance of learning and getting to know the computer was great for me, and to get to know what an entrepreneur should be and act like was a needed lesson. I learnt a lot! From the coding, graphics, social media , entrepreneurship, and life skill classes. all that was a whole package, and it’s helping me a great deal in every of my advancement. The LIFE program was really interesting, I was surprised that some people actually care about the growth of young people in under-served communities. ”

“After the program, my life became way better. Now I know how to source for opportunities but mostly create one if I don’t find them. In the future I see myself coming back to give back to this program I learnt so much from. and create better opportunities for the greater minds to come,” Abigail said.

Presently, Abigail is an artiste, a graphics designer, and on a journey to being a programmer. She is studying Mathematics at the Federal University of Technology (FUTO). “I use my graphics design skill to create art work and designs for music. Also I use the lessons learnt from the social media and marketing class to devised ways of getting better engagement on my songs. I also design for others and get paid,” she said.

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