The Member of Parliament for the Madina Constituency, Hon. Francis Xavier Sosu (Esq.) under his flagship initiative, ‘’The Madina Job Center” trained 100 women in the Madina Constituency in Mushroom farming on the 7th of April 2021.
This was the first of 10 sessions targeted at training a total of 1000 women within the Madina Constituency.
The aim of the initiative is to promote Agricultural entrepreneurship and to provide economically self-sustaining jobs through skill training opportunities to all individuals in the Madina Constituency as promised during his 2020 election campaign.
The project was implemented in partnership with the International Mushroom and Spices Alliance limited headed by Fafape Foe popularly known as the Mushroom Queen. She expressed her joy in the willingness of the Member of Parliament to partner her to impact women in the Madina community.
The MP in his remarks stated that the Madina Job Center is assiduously working to train more constituents in various skills including auto mechanics, hairdressing, CCTV installation, poultry and crop farming just to mention a few. He placed a call to other private entrepreneurs to come on board such partnerships for community impact.
The CEO of the Madina Job Center, Mrs. Priscilla Naa Aklerh Plange revealed that the hard work of the MP for Madina and his show of leadership is one major motivational factor in the change making process that the Madina Job Center is championing.
Hon. Sosu again advised all constituents to be the change they desire to see in their lives and their immediate communities. He further encouraged all to take advantage of the opportunities that his office through The Madina Job Center offers in job creation, entrepreneurship and skill acquisition.
The beneficiaries of the training lauded the initiative and thanked the MP for steering such a noble cause. They also added, this was the first of the kind in the constituency to have a member of parliament pragmatically championing a cause to provide sustainable skills and jobs to his people in an effort to liberate them from poverty and unemployment.
By: Priscilla Naa Aklerh Plange