Courtesy of a second grant from The California Endowment», a new roster of students began training at Western Medical Training Center» toward becoming certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Western Medical Training Center is providing the next two cycles of CNA training to Nile Sisters constituents, beginning February 9, 2016.
CNA vocational training is part of the Nile Sisters Back to Back (B2B) skill development program, which expands career pathways to underprivileged communities. Nile Sisters recognizes that access to gainful employment leads to financial security and better social and health outcomes, enabling refugees and immigrants to thrive in every aspect of their lives.
Through a different grant from Women Give San Diego, two recent CNA graduates enjoyed multiple job offers, some beginning at $16 per hour.