On Friday 6th December 2019, Junior Shapers Africa (JSA), embarked on its yearly JSA Boys SDG 4 Undertaking at Somnyamekodur D/A Fundamental University in the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District of the Central Location.
The venture sponsored by JSA with guidance from Launchpad Teaching Centre was to empower rural ladies and youth in the faculty in fulfilment of UN Sustainable Growth Aims 4, 5 and 8 to help quality education and learning and lifelong possibilities for all, market gender equality, and to make out there good perform prospects for all irrespective of history.*
The JSA Boys SDG 4 Challenge is an annual social project carried out by JSA Boys to support and empower the fewer privileged in modern society. The venture begun very last calendar year when JSA Boys elevated cash to buy a yearly offer of sanitary towels for fewer privileged ladies in the faculty.
This year’s venture was the “Library/Sanitary Towels Project” whereby JSA provided textbooks to refurbish the school’s library to encourage high quality training with aid from EPP Textbooks Products and services and Obstacle Bookshop. In addition to that, a annually source of sanitary towels was offered to the girls to continue to keep them in college and reduce absenteeism.
On arrival at Somnyamekodur D/A Primary College, the group from JSA initially paid homage to the neighborhood main, elders, and university authorities just before the program commenced with singing and drumming efficiency by “Boysco Group” from the university.
The Headmaster of the Faculty, Mr. Michael Ansu Donkor in his opening remarks thanked JSA for coming to their aid at the time once more and supporting them to deal with some of the difficulties going through their school. He also elaborated on the deficiency of an accommodation facility for lecturers in the college and called on governing administration and other civil culture organisations to guide them with a teacher’s quarters to provide as accommodation for the hardworking academics of the faculty to ensure that educating and studying go on easily. The Assemblyman of the place also applauded the endeavours of JSA and made an enchantment to the governing administration to give infrastructural assistance to the neighborhood to boost its development.
Addressing the collecting, Founding Director of JSA, Mrs. Ethel A. Marfo spoke about the mission of JSA in the local community and the Boys SDG 4 Venture. She spoke about the value of STEM education and learning and inspired the girls to get an fascination in Science and Maths to be ready to go after future professions in STEM.
She also encouraged them to give precedence to their schooling so they will be capable to contribute to the advancement of their community in the in the vicinity of foreseeable future. She also recommended the academics for their really hard function and commitment to the college and prolonged her greetings to the mothers and fathers and farmers of the group on the event of Farmer’s Working day.
JSA Boys, Bryan, Daniel, Abiye and Kimani also shared a number of text with the women to inspire them and challenged them to present desire in STEM education for their personal improvement and the progression of their group.
There was also a session on Agribusiness facilitated by Mr. Nii Lankwei Lamptey JSA Task Coordinator. He encouraged them to go after possibilities in agribusiness in get to be able to produce more money from their agricultural merchandise for their advancement.
They ended up challenged to arrive up with impressive and artistic tips on how they can incorporate value to agricultural produce these types of as cocoa, coconut, oil palm, plantain, cassava and so forth. and also strategies of monetizing these kinds of skills and strategies to assist their people and communities. JSA will choose up the mantle of nurturing their agribusiness strategies and the internet marketing and selling of their products to crank out profits for them. JSA will also involve college students from the university in yearly Bootcamps to equip them with lifetime competencies and personalized progress education.
Next was the Self-Management and Intention Placing Masterclass with the JHS 3 pupils of the faculty facilitated by Mr. Selasie Dzah of Launchpad Education Centre. He served them to established aims for the following phase of their lives and challenged them to function tough towards accomplishing those people objectives.
It was an inspiring session and they have been empowered to think in them selves and keep them selves accountable for their individual development. After the session, the eleven (11) JHS 3 pupils of the school had been introduced with certificates of empowerment for their participation in the Self-Management and Purpose Setting Masterclass.
In a exhibit of gratitude the teachers and Headmaster also presented a Citation of Appreciation to JSA Founding Director Mrs. Ethel A. Marfo for her devotion, assistance and unwavering dedication to top change in their neighborhood. They also delivered the workforce with some agricultural create from the group to just take back residence.
*Somnyamekodur D/A Simple College demands a large amount of support, paramount among them currently being an lodging facility for instructors to market successful training and finding out. Subsequent yr, JSA will aim on fixing this dire have to have of the school in addition to the women and youth empowerment education classes.*
Special thanks to JSA Boys SDG 4 Venture 2019 companions Launchpad Teaching Centre, StarLife Assurance Organization Ltd., GOIL, Atlas-Lease-A-Car, Faytex Sanitary Ltd., EPP Publications Expert services, Challenge Bookshop, Kraftsmen Media Generation, Foods 101, Flexy Yoghurt, Kamini Chocolate and the general public for supporting the implementation of this deserving social cause.
ABOUT JUNIOR SHAPERS AFRICA:
Junior Shapers Africa (JSA), is the leading male youth personalized progress organisation in all of Africa concentrated on grooming and mentoring male youth to grow to be the dependable potential males we want to have in our continent because December 2015. We are a non-profit corporation boosting Junior Conduct Modify Ambassadors to shift our continent by the teaching of Values, Daily life Skills, Agribusiness & SDGs. JSA is a several award-profitable organisation acknowledged by the (Chartered Institute of Internet marketing Ghana) CIMG Very best Social Entrepreneurship and Activism award in 2017 as well as the Neogenics EduCom award for Worth Extra Instruction in 2018.