Tamale, April 5, GNA – The Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) has pledged to develop strategic plans that would concentrate on equipping more youths to gain employable skills to enable them get jobs.
Madam Gifty Akosua Baka, Country Director of CCFC, said the organization would develop the skills of many youths who were without jobs in the northern part of the country thereby reducing unemployment rate.
She said CCFC would strategies very well to be able to achieve the targets of youth empowerment stressing that education for early child would remain the major focus to ensure more children gain access to education.
Madam Baka was speaking during the praise and worship session of the CCFC, which is an annual event that bring staff and partner organizations together to thank God for a successful year.
She said the capacities of CCFC staff would be built through education and more training in a special programme to ensure its activities were well implemented, adding that the capacities of partner organizations would also be enhanced.
Mr. Aaron Lambong-Fant, a pastor of the Tamale Assemblies of God Church, who delivered a sermon, criticized the over-acquisition of wealth and riches to the neglect of the poor describing such practice as injustice to humanity and the poor.
He observed that it was unnecessary for Western nations to be wasting money on weapons when the poor were still suffering and urged society to have mercy on the poor and the needy.
Mr. Lambong-Fant said the poor and the needy must be defended and protected through social service provision by the rich and the wealthy in society, saying ‘everything on earth is properly planned by God for the welfare of man’.