Wednesday 24th August, 2016
Akim Oda (E/R), Aug. 24, GNA – Some members of
the Ghana Blind Union and the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisation of
the Birim Central Municipality, has been given a week’s training in
This is to provide the members with some
vocational support to improve their livelihood.
The training was organised by the Birim
Central Municipality and the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) under the National
Board for Small Scale Industries.
Mr Kwabena Nkansah Asare, the Birim Central
Municipal Chief Executive, expressed satisfaction with the performance of
previous trainees who were able to put into practice the skills acquired to
transform their living standards.
He assured the persons with disability in the
area that the Assembly would respond to their call whenever the need arose.
Mr Joseph Aniagyei Yeboah, the Chairman of the
Ghana Disabled Society, said the BAC had provided skills in sewing, batik and
tie-and -dye making for females within the Ghana Federation of Disability
Organisation with start-up support from the assembly.
Madam Vicentia Bansah, the Resource Person,
took participants through the process of soap making including the liquid soap,
powdered soap, and the bar soap.
Mr Richard Mongson, an Officer of BAC, said
the centre had been supporting the training programme of members of the Ghana
Blind Union through the Rural Enterprise Programme, the International Fund for
Agricultural Development and the Agricultural Development Bank.