24 June 2020
About 1,000 fresh tertiary graduates will be able to access a fund established by the South West Community Development Council and Koh Kock Leong Enterprise, in partnership with micro-learning platform Gnowbe.
Eligible graduates can attend an online training course of their choice on GnowbeLearn. Courses on this platform aim to equip students with critical skills such as design thinking and entrepreneurship.
In addition, these graduates will each receive a $500 grant when they complete the course they have chosen.
Mayor of South West District Low Yen Ling, who helped launch the fund, said: “Through this partnership, we seek to enhance the employability of the young graduates by equipping them with relevant skills, as well as provide them with some financial relief and encouragement.”
Eligible graduates would residents of South West District and come from a household with a combined gross monthly income of $3,500 or lower, or of $875 per capita or lower.