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Women’s wing meeting @ Takoradi YMCA

With the institution of a women’s wing in the Ghana YMCA towards a balanced gender participation and involvement, the YMCA in western region held this all women in leadership council meeting on Saturday 16th November, 2019.

The purpose of this meeting was to look at the overall intent of the women’s wing in YMCA programs and activities. It was also to bring together the young women who have risen to leadership and create a platform where they can work together as a single empowered unit towards empowering other young women within the YMCA and the immediate community.

Present at this beautiful meeting of young women working their hearts and minds out were:

Augustina Araba Ampedu (Reginal Vice President), Ama Ntsefuwah Josiah (Mrs)- National Youth Vice Chair, Ann Marie Koomson (Regional Youth Chair), Fransica Eshun (Regional Women’s Commissioner), Florence Amakye (Takoradi branch President), Lisa Marie Koomson (women’s commissioner Tanokrom branch).

Key outcomes of this meeting are the following initiatives for future programs and activities;

Skills training for local girls

+Beads making
+Petty baking & local drink making.
+Sewing

Girl Talk Sessions
+Personal hygiene & grooming.
+Road Safety talk.
+Sensitive health talks on STD’s & the likes
+Fire Safety
+Christian principles for your women
+Outstation session to Junior High Schools and Senior High Schools (Hi Ys and non Hi_Y schools)

The meeting closed with a beautiful pose from these young women to say that they are ready to serve and to empower

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