The National Service Personnel Association of the Western and Western North Regions, Ghana have launched a female centred development project prior to the 2022 International Women’s Day celebration.
*The Women Development Mentorship Series (WODEMS)* project of the NASPA western region, seeks to provide training and Mentorship opportunities for young women undergoing their national service programme in the Western and Western North regions. The project spans mentorship in marriage, counseling, entrepreneurship,
and personnel development. The activity has been projected to have three
phases throughout the service year. It is to be organized in the last week of
every two months, starting in the month of March to the month of July. That’s,
March, May, and July. The launching of the project was successfully done on March, 7th 2022.
According to the Regional NASPA Women’s Commissioner, Mariama Ibrahim, the idea was to use the launching to mark the 2022 International Women’s Day which comes of on Tuesday, 8th of March 2022. “The theme of our mentorship Series thus, “Redirecting Resources into Women Development for A Sustainable Tomorrow” is in line with the 2022 IWD theme and objective.
According to the President of the NASPA Western Region, Francis Godwill Eshun, affectionately called Fragoes, the specific objectives of the Project, as have been detailed by the women’s commission, are to give every female district delegate a mentor according to goals and interests, to give at least 10 other females from each district of both Western and Western North Regions, mentors according to goals
and interests. The collective interest for this project is in Agribusiness Mentorship, he added. The President went further to state that, the Project would be supervised by the women’s commission of the region as well as the Regional Secretariat.
Present for the launching of the project were Madam Alberta Akosa, Executive Director for Agrihouse Foundation, and Madam Juliet Nyarko Adansi, Regional Director, Girl Up United Nations Foundation.