This Tuesday, December 20, the doors to a new world opened for the prisoners El Pedregal Prison, With the opening of a program that will allow them to access courses on Technology 4.0 and the Valley of Software proposed by Sapiensia, which will also reach the men’s pavilion.
The news was a gift from heaven for Dayana, for the 8 years that she has spent in this detention center, forced her to live in oblivion and technological backwardness.
Mayorli Jaramillo, an inmate at El Pedregal, said, “We got out of that little cage that we find ourselves in out of routine and it’s great that they take care of us because we’re really useful to society.” are not dead.”
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“This is another opportunity for us to improve ourselves as individuals and at a very good study level as we are very old and the time we have here is going to be very useful for us,” she assured . Dayana Jaramillo, prisoner El Pedregal.
In 34 areas, people with disabilities will be able to train and enhance their knowledge in digital marketing, programming and web development.
“We only have a population in the Pedregal complex that exceeds 400 people, but we still lack data from Bellavista and Itagui, in which we are going to expand the process,” said Carlos Alberto Chaparro, director of the Pedregal Complex. Knowledgeable.
This program will also be organized in January for young people from the special centers of La Pola and La Floresta.
“If we want Medellin to become a Software Valley, we must fight so that the whole population can access these skills without discrimination,” he explained. Diana Osorio, social manager of Medellin.
The inauguration of these programs was accompanied by a parade, in which prisoners modeled the costumes they had made.