Eighty-two out of a sum of 100 apprentices have graduated and have been awarded certificates after undergoing vocational and technical ability training underneath a Sinapi Aba Trust’s Youth Apprenticeship Programme(YAP) in Dormaa-Ahenkro.
The graduands, comprising 18 males and 64 females drawn from Dormaa and Berekum, underwent training in masonry, pastry, dressmaking and hairdressing for a duration of 3 and half years underneath a origin of competent masters to capacitate them start their possess businesses.
Mr Samuel K. Addo, a Dormaa Central Municipal Coordinating Director, suggested a graduands to make good use of a skills acquired by shunning a thought that they can't be successful while in Ghana.
He pronounced formulating jobs by ability growth had been a priority of a government; this had been demonstrable by a further of new modules to a Youth Employment Scheme including planting for food and jobs among other interventions.
“Though some swell has been made, a lot still has to be done. It is humiliating a lot of a girl arise adult any day and spend their energies looking for self-existent jobs.
“It is for this reason that we acquire this involvement by Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans directed during addressing this plea we face as republic and a Municipality. We appreciate we for complimenting a bid of a government,” he stated.
Margaret Owusu Asare, a Youth Apprenticeship Programme Coordinator, Sinapi Aba Trust, pronounced 18 apprentices who forsaken out of a training programme ascribing several reasons including pregnancy.
She pronounced a trainees also benefitted from other workshops organized by a Trust in partnership with a Ghana Health Service, a National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and a National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI).
“In all we spent an volume of not reduction than GH¢4000.00 on any of a beneficiaries,” she added.
Mrs. Theodosia Jackson, Board Member of Sinapi Aba Trust (SAT), entreated a beneficiaries to live saintly lives, observant their graduation and enrichment in life was usually receptive by being God fearing.
Mr Enoch Asumadu, one of a trainee masters, urged them to uncover honour to their masters to aver their blessings and recognition.
The beneficiaries were also presented with operative collection such as hairdriers, suggestion level, circle barrows, trowels, and shovels among other tools.
By Robert Tachie Menson, GNA