Fifty four poor students from Central and Central Highlands provinces have benefited from an IT training programme funded by the French non-governmental organization, Passerelles Numeriques.

The students were granted graduation certificates at a ceremony in the central city of Da Nang on October 19.

During the two-year training course, they also received English lessons and were given opportunities to work as interns at IT companies or volunteers for non-governmental organisations.

According to Passerelles Numeriques’s statistics, 92 percent of the trainees have found jobs with stable income.

The organisation said it will continue with the training programme to assist disadvantaged young people from the Central and Central Highlands regions.

Passerelles Numeriques was set up in 2006 with the aim of enabling the largest number of disadvantaged youths to access IT training and employment.-VNA