Mayor presents start-up kits to participants
The Metropolitan Chief Executive, Ernest Arthur, has presented start-up kits to participants who benefited from a two (2) day employable skills training in liquid soap making.
Date Created : 6/19/2023 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Ghanadistricts.com
The start-up kits are to enable participants to start their own liquid soap production/business. Beneficiaries also received certificates of participation.Two days of liquid soap making training opens at the Biodiversity and Environmental Education Centre.
The training, which forms part of the local economic development (LED) programme of the Assembly aims to equip beneficiaries with employable skills to improve their livelihoods.
In his opening remarks, the representative of the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Dr. Richmond Yeboah, Head of Investments, Public and External Relations underscored the importance of skills training in women empowerment and poverty eradication.
According to Mayor Ernest Arthur, since his appointment in May, 2017 has assisted in providing employable skills, job opportunities, scholarships and financial assistance to a lot of people in the Metropolis.
Dr. Yeboah also used the opportunity to educate participants on the importance of biodiversity conservation and the Biodiversity and Environmental Education Centre which was funded through the Cape Coast-Bonn Sister Cities partnership.
The training was facilitated by JNELP Innovations, a private soap making company in Cape Coast and supported by staff of the Metropolitan Planning Coordinating Unit of the Assembly.