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Youth & Women Empowerment in Akim Osorase

CountryGhana
Long term type HelpAWG
Project themeNorth-South solidarity
Project language(s)English
Local language(s)English,Other
DurationThe volunteer should stay for at least 1 month up to 12 months.
Application infoShould be done at least one month in advance through VOLU partner organization in respective countries.
Project descriptionThe aim of this project is to train the youth of Osorase and its environs to obtain skills and practical education in the areas of carpentry, tiles laying, masonry, vocational, animal husbandry, bee keeping, garden/agric etc. The idea is to empower the youth to tap into the potential in Osorase and create work and even employ other youth. Another group is the women (especially widows), who are trained in beads making, dress making, bag design and making. Many of the widows stand in a disadvantage situation because in Ghana men are mostly bread winners for the families.
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