87 graduates from Adamus women empowerment skills training

As part of its commitment to corporate social responsibility, about 87 out of 100 selected women in the various host communities of Adamus Resources in the Ellembelle District of the western region have graduated from four different skill acquisition programs.

The graduates received certificates and starter kits to aid their careers. The gesture also marks the successful completion of the maiden edition of the project instituted by Adamus Resources.
The program cut across a wide range of vocational skills disciplines including makeup artistry, product formulation, Hair technology, and millinery and accessories.

The three months skilled program organized by ADAMUS Resource Limited and facilitated by CBAE was aimed at empowering women and developing entrepreneurial skills around its catchment areas.

In his welcome address, the General Manager of the company Mr. Alex Hagan indicated that before commencing commercial production in 2011, the company offered some community members training trained in various skill acquisition programs.

He adds that the company continues to maintain close collaboration with Kikam Technical Institute (KIMTECH) in the quest to equip communities with skills to make a decent living.
He hinted that ADAMUS Mining resource had built the capacity of twenty selected community members in mine-related skills and would soon be graduating.

Speaking at the graduation ceremony held at Ampain, Nzema Maanle Complex on Saturday, Miss Angela Liss congratulated the trainees and said the initiative was a demonstration of Adamus’s commitment towards capacity building and women empowerment. She added it is also an intervention targeted at providing vocational skills to the women population and making them employable.

Miss Liss urged the graduates to be more focused and diligent in whatever they do and serve as a frontier to others. She expressed optimism that the trainees would exhibit excellent customer service, devoid of overconfidence and complacency in the execution of their businesses.
Hon Okyere Darko Mensah, the western regional minister who chaired the occasion lauded the company and appealed to the newly graduated women to be good ambassadors to their district and the country.

Speaking to the media, the District Chief Executive for Ellembelle Hon Kwasi Bonzoh expressed his profound gratitude to the company for the initiative.
Mr. Bonzoh said the assembly was collaborating with Adamus to establish a factory for the new trainees to work as corporative.

Story: Patrick Assuah – Nzema FM

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