The STEP is a set of Artisanal Skills Training Programme tailored for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled youth in Ghana, to enable them take advantage of employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. The Programme uses a mix of Technical, Vocational, Apprentinship and Entrepreneurships Models under the National Youth Authority.
This first phase of the STEP (Piloting phase) covers four main trade areas such as Hair dressing, Dress making, Make up/Cosmetology and Installation of Digital(Satellites).
A ceremony was organized on Friday 25th November 2022 at the Resurrection Methodist Church in Adentan to usher in twenty-.eight (28) beneficiaries from the various communities within the Adentan Municipal Assembly
The MCE in his welcome address said the youth is the future of every nation and tasked all beneficiaries of the Programme to take the opportunity presented with the new skills and training they would acquire.
‘’You will be learning new skills a lot of skills that can make you an employer, you will get the chance to impact knowledge on others and also make more money’’ he added.
The Deputy Chief Executive of the National Youth Authority in charge of Finance and Administration said the Authority advocate for youth development and the need for training in employable skills.
She advised the beneficiaries to take their training seriously ‘’because training makes you better, and for everything you learn from today continue to train yourself and pray always’ ’she said. Beyond training beneficiaries were presented with training kits to make them empowered and productive after acquiring the skills.
The Municipal Head of the National Youth Authority Madam Humu Kulsum Ibrahim said, the Authority would expand the Programme to take more people for training in future and thanked all those who made the Programme successful.
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Hon. Daniel Alexander Nii Noi Adumuah, the MCD Madam Jemima Tsina Apedo Hon. Joseph Odai Boye, the presiding member, Madam Akosua Asabre, the Deputy Executive in charge of Finance and Administration, Mr. Ekow Eshun, head of Human Resource from the National Youth Authority and Assembly Members from the various communities within the Adentan Municipal Assembly were there to grace the occasion.
ZAINAB IMORAN MOUKTAR
SIA ADENTAN MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY.