The South and West chapter of telecommunication huge MTN Ghana has formally introduced its 2019 Employees voluntary programme dubbed 21 times Yellow care at Sekondi College or university in the Western area.
The programme in partnership with the Narcotics Command Council (NCC) and ICODE aims at partaking the youth in several training plans, tackling unemployment among youth and educating them about substance abuse and its results.
MTN’s 21 Days of Y’ello Care is an annual workers volunteering programme that runs across the MTN Group from 1st to 21st June.
It was instituted 12 yrs ago and has grown to turn into a single of the vital and remarkable routines on the MTN calendar.
Yello treatment presents MTN staff members an opportunity to volunteer their company by performing in the communities to make beneficiaries lives far better by the jobs applied. Each individual yr a concept is picked to push the activities. This calendar year the topic is “Creating a Brighter Foreseeable future for our Youth,” this will allow the workers to carry out initiatives aimed at youth empowerment.
The Senior Manager of MTN in the Western area, Prince Owusu Nyarko defined that youth unemployment in Ghana amongst the ages of 15-24 in accordance to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) is at 4.9% and that that could be diminished when the youth are educated with appropriate capabilities and educated on how to establish their personal organizations which will enable them fend for on their own.
He also claimed with regards to the several medicines this kind of as tramadol abuse instances, right instruction on the disadvantages of material abuse will be given during the 21 days of Yello treatment to make college students retain their target on reports and not opt to go in for medications.
“A nicely-resourced and empowered youth of any nation would assistance financial advancement and reduce the charge of poverty” Mr Nyarko famous.
He additional that within just the days allotted, the corporation jointly with ICODE GH, a know-how incubation, would train a thousand youth throughout the state in many competencies including, Pc programming, bead earning and leather performs, Digital Promoting, Monetary Administration, Venture Administration and Client Provider Administration.
“Within the Western and Central Regions, 300 college students and unemployed had been anticipated to be experienced and their finest concepts supported with startups.”
The Regional Management and Team of MTN Ghana would also mentor 150 Younger CEO’s with startup companies on electronic chances and also have a one on just one Coaching session with them below the Dazzling Youthful CEOs Electronic Summit and Coaching initiative that would be operate within the Takoradi Technical University and cape coastline university.
The challenge would equip young CEO’s with techniques on how to construct and improve their youthful organization.
Mr Nyarko pointed out that MTN together with the Countrywide Youth Authority and the Narcotics Regulate Board would intensify instruction on drug abuse amid the youth.
The project would equip youthful CEO’s with procedures on how to develop and increase their younger company.