Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation has organised a skills training workshop for 80 women and Persons in the area of bead-making accessories and soap making.
The foundation aimed is to work towards the socio-economic transformation of the vulnerable and the disabled as well as the empowerment of women and children in the country.
The Executive Director the organization and former minister of gender and social protection, Mrs. Otiko Afisah Djaba in an interview with Anfrebeats.com at the training workshop said, the focus and the purpose of the foundation is to support women with challenges and those living with breast cancer and disability to have the opportunity to be training in bead-making accessories and soap making to have an opportunity for themselves without being on the streets begging for arms.
According to her, they want to contribute towards the creation of an equal and equitable society which respects the rights and interests of all persons irrespective of gender and social class.
She noted there will be certificates and start-up packs for the trainers to start their own businesses and used this opportunity to called on Ghanaians to help those who are in need especially the physically challenged without demanding from the street.
by: Prince Baffour Asamoah