Gender/Social Protection & Local Government Ministries train and give capital to over 300 people in Offinso North to enter into production
The Ministry of Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection through a project dubbed “Ghana Productive Safety Net” have trained and giving start-up capitals to about 300 people in Offinso North District of the Ashanti region to begin production and petty trading in order to make meaningful livelihoods.
Speaking in an interview with Asta/Winners Fm’s Nana Kwadwo Adu during the passing out and handing over ceremony at Akumadan, Mr. Desmond Duametu National Officer in charge of the project revealed that this initiative by President Akuffo Addo led NPP’s government is aimed at helping People of Ghana to get something doing on their own without always depending on Government for jobs.
Mr. Desmond Duametu, National Officer for Ghana Productive Safety Net project.
For their parts, MP for the area Hon. Augustine Collins Ntim who doubles as a deputy Minister for Local Government and his award-winning DCE Hon. David Kwasi Asare Boakye “Adwumawura” unanimously thanked the President for choosing Offinso North as one of the 80 pilot districts for the project and devised beneficiaries to go and start doing something to better their lives.
MP Hon. A. C. Ntim and DCE Hon. David Kwasi Asare Boakye “Adwumawura”, Offinso North.
Finally, Mr. Albert Sefa Boampong Zonal Coordinator for the Ghana Productive Safety Net project, and some of the beneficiaries also shared their experiences with Peace News correspondent Nana Kwadwo Adu of Asta Fm.
Mr. Albert Sefa Boampong, Zonal Coordinator and some Beneficiaries of the Ghana Productive Safety Net project.
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