Her Excellency Samira Bawumia, wife of the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, launched an initiative today through her Samira Empowerment & Humanitarian Projects (SEHP) to help train unemployed young women in Ghana in the field of fashion.
In a Facebook post sited by iDO GH News Team, she wrote ”Today, the Samira Empowerment & Humanitarian Projects (SEHP) rolled out the Network for Enterprise Development Learning through Sewing for Girls (Needles4Girls) initiative in Tamale”.
Through this project, over 1600 young women across the country will be trained and equipped with employable skills to work within the fashion industry.
Women are the backbone of the Ghanaian economy and it is imperative that we invest in, and provide opportunities for their growth and economic empowerment.
Her Excellency Samira Bawumia used the opportunity to thank thier partners GIZ and Ghana EXIM Bank for supporting this initiative.