By Yebufura Abanze Tonbara
As the Corona virus pandemic continues to bite harder and redefine our existence as humans, one of the class of individuals who have been badly hit by it are students.
According to statistics by the United Nations, about 862 million children, or half of the world’s student population, are missing out on classes because of coronavirus fears.
For developing countries, such as Nigeria, that is also grappling with the effects of the highest number of out of school children the pandemic posits a very serious challenge.
But in order to stem this challenge and to make sure students are positively engaged this period, we will be analyzing some activities students can engage themselves with in a bid to develop themselves and also make money.
1. Online Courses: There are verity of websites and institutions that offer online courses that can help expose students to getting the required knowledge in their areas of interest.
Courses that will enable students learn new skills and prepare them to be able to handle the complexity of this digital age such as digital marketing, email marketing, networking, web design, coding, etc are being offered by the following platforms below;
2. Home Lessons: For students preparing for exams, especially promotional examinations like WASSCE, NECO, etc, engaging in home tutoring will not only help build them intellectually for optimum performance, but it will also enable them make cool money to take care of sundry expenses.
3. Ghost Writing: As a ghost writer, you get paid by writing on behalf of a client (main writer). Engaging in ghost Writing will not only scale up your finances, but also improve your writing skills. According to available data, a ghost writer makes approximately N200,000 - N500,000 monthly on the average. Ghost Writing for popular individuals or brands will increase your earnings.
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