Giving back to the society and shared knowledge is a very important responsibility of individuals as a way to better other’s lives and contribute to national development.
As a way to contribute to national development and compliment government effort to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 8: “Decent Work and Economic Growth”.
Universal Light Media (UNILIME) Foundation Ghana, a non-governmental organisational (NGO), committed to humanitarian activities, would embark on a three -day trip to Anum Boso in the Eastern Region of Ghana to organise a Vocational training for the youth to help them become self- reliant.
This year’s Outreach is slated on Friday, 7th to Sunday 9th December. The main Activities for the outreach includes, Peer mentoring for Boso SHS, Vocational training and commemoration of the Farmer’s day event and donation exercise which would be climaxed at Dodi, a deprived community close to the Boso community as part of their flagship programme which is Vocational, Technical, Technological (VOCTECH) in Shiabu at the Ablekuma West Constituency in Accra.
VOCTECH intends to train the youth in deprived communities who are less privileged in vocational, technical and technological training as we empower them to be independent and to have decent jobs”.
Currently, the organisation has trained five individuals in vocational and Technological training in the Shiabu Community.
Speaking to the Project Director, Abraham Korang, he said, as part of their activities, the organisation embarks on annual community outreach programmes every December.
According to him, “Every year we go to deprived communities to empower them by organising programmes like Peer mentorship, science and math quiz for students, vocational training, farmer’s day commemoration where they empower farmers to do a lot because of their relevance in the country.”
He said, their outreach programme is normally climaxed with a donation exercise, adding that, “we donate items including clothes, shoes, bags and learning materials”
Highlighting on some of their previous activities. Mr Korang noted that, over the past four years, UNILIME Foundation has cultivated the tradition of developing the skills of the youth in deprived communities, providing learning materials, donating clothes and food items to several communities across the country.
“This feat, we have achieved, through our yearly outreaches with our partners. Starting from Greater Accra to the Western, Central and Volta regions,” he said.
UNILIME Foundation is a Non-Governmental, Non-Profit making organization mostly made up of graduates and students from various universities and other tertiary institutions across the country.
The Foundation aims to empower ordinary individuals to become great professionals, unearth talents and help the less privileged people in our society to discover their potentials and dreams.
The Foundation has sponsored some less privileged students in their primary education, unearth talents, organise leadership seminars, peer mentorship programmes and donated a lot of education materials to some deprived schools.
The Organisation is appealing to cooperate organizations, philanthropist and privileged individuals to donate to this worthy cause through this mobile money number: 0558690416 or the bank account: CAL Bank, Circle branch. The account name is Universal Light Media Foundation, and account number: 1400001484011.
Editor: Miss Emmanuella Oduro Appiah