General News of Monday, 17 September 2018
A non-governmental organization, Makers Network Foundation, have disclosed their readiness to empower working-class women in the Brong
Addressing the media at a press conference in Sunyani which was
monitored by Newshuntermag.com, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Makers Network Foundation, Eunice Ntiwaa Yeboah, said the project is targeted at women especially those within the working class who may be enduring a lot of difficulties in life, that have the potential to affect their work output and productivity.
“As we know, women are mostly marginalized in our society and as such
life issues and pressure adding up to, they would certainly affect their delivery. This project we are introducing today is targeted at gathering women especially those within the working class and ultimately share thought and messages that can equip them to move on, albeit their psychological trauma.
“We represent women and thus look forward to empowering them through them and by themselves; we call it the Women Island. We believe that women can make it, it would not matter whether the fellow is a single lady, a single mother, a divorcee or a widow, we need all of them on board especially those whose sense of being have been robbed due to marriages,” she stated.
Eunice Ntiwaa charged all women in the working class to ensure that they are able to contribute their quota towards the advancement of the country.
“Women Island is an event that sits together women only under one umbrella for tutorials about life to experiences, socialization and some entertainment. It would comprise talk by some renowned experience women, peer to peer experience sharing as well as dinner and movie about issues of women,” she explained.
“ We hereby informing single ladies, single mothers, widows, divorcees who fall under the category of the working class that they can be lighted up to give up their best.
“We are ready to light up such women to enable them to do the exploit, make an impact and eventually raise their makers through the quality parenting,” she added.
The CEO of Makers Network Foundation emphasized that they are not in any way to oppose men.
“We believe in diversity but we have sorted out specific women because we want to access how their abilities could impact productivity if they are taking this through this event. We are confident that this project will certainly have a major impact on the life in the working class women,” she further stated.
Miss Ntiwaa Yeboah appealed to cooperate organizations and other benevolent institutes to support the Women Island Project for an improved Ghana in the near future.
When asked about the age range of women who can be part of the project, the Events Manager of Makers Network Foundation, Mr Atta Akoto Snr, answered that they are looking at 25 years and above.