ADRA Ghana in collaboration with Kadjebi District Assembly Presents Start-Up Kits to 43 Beneficiaries

December 23, 2022

ADRA in the past year has collaborated with the Kadjebu District Assembly to implement a livelihood project for young intrapreneurs in the district.

The project focused on two main areas; vocational skills training and ginger farming. The Forty Three (43) beneficiaries have undergone training for a year and were duly certified by the National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI). The beneficiaries were trained in the following skills: hairdressing, dressmaking, baking and confectionery, Vulcanizing, Masonry and Tiling, Carpentry, Glazing, Welding, and Fabrication.

In line with the successful graduation and certification of the beneficiaries, ADRA in collaboration with the Kadjebi District Assembly on Wednesday 21st December, 2022 presented startup kits to the 43 benefices.

The startup kits include the following items; block molding machine, a wheelbarrow, spirit level and float, hand trowel, spade and shovel, leather sewing machine/Dresher machine, drilling and cutting machine, set of screwdrivers and planner machine, HP Laserjet printer MFP M236SDN, HP136A black toner, a Box of A4 sheet, Air compressing, Industrial Sewin and Knitting Machines, Stiffs, various colors of Lenin, Knitten and cone threads, glue gun and stick, African prints, washing basins with sink, salon mirror, plastic chairs, gas oven, cylinder-14.5 litters, cake mixture, and doughnut maker machines, weighing scale, cake mixer, flour, yeast, sugar, pasties brushes among others.

The Country Director of ADRA and the DCE pleaded with the Beneficiaries to put these huge investments into good use because it will go a long way to help them gain some form of stability and reduce high dependency on the government for jobs. They were also cautioned not to sell any of the items they received.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the humanitarian wing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which has since 1983, partnered with governments, local communities, and organizations to offer relief in times of crises and sustainable development interventions to improve lives. Its work empowers communities and changes lives around the globe by providing sustainable community development and disaster relief. ADRA’s purpose is to serve humanity so all may live as God intended.

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