Social Business Ghana has started nationwide advocacy for its more than 600 customers to boost the economic rights of susceptible ladies and youth.
This is to help them to access federal government companies which will help them attain an enough common of residing to generate sustainable livelihoods.
The advocacy begun with the instruction of 35 regional sales opportunities and associates at the Serene Lodge at Ho in the Volta Location by Reach for Improve, Ghana.
Government Director of Social Company Ghana, Edwin Zu-Cudjoe explained the advocacy action would contain coaching of 500 youth and women.
The beneficiaries get to accessibility authorities solutions and have interaction responsibility bearers as very well as govt officials on the need to develop programmes and policies that would make improvements to the conventional of living of vulnerable girls and youth.
“The nationwide media marketing campaign is qualified at educating the trainees on their economic rights, dialogue and suggestions classes with responsibility bearers and other stakeholders,” he additional.
At the schooling session held to put together Social Company Ghana regional prospects and associates for the national advocacy, the Region Manager for Access for Improve, Ghana, Solomon Twum encouraged entrepreneurs.
“Merely sitting down on radio and television or putting up on social media would not push authorities or point out companies to do what they want.
“Entrepreneurs and companies should know the procedures and restrictions to help them to advocate for a company-friendly atmosphere,” he explained.
Mr Twum additional that most social entrepreneurs and susceptible teams surveyed in their investigate executed in January, 2020, lacked understanding on the procedures to engage authorities organizations and properly have interaction in advocacy.
The education would enhance their potential to have interaction governing administration officers to supply them with feed-back and co-develop programmes and guidelines essential to enhance their regular of living.
The Africa Regional Director, Get to for Modify, Amma Sefa-Dedeh Lartey, explained she envisages a supportive neighborhood for social entrepreneurs in the small expression as the sector retains quite a few potential clients for the nation.
“If we want a Ghana past support, we need to commit in social enterprises so that as the economy enhances, social challenges are solved and we have very socially responsible businesses that can just take us into the prosperous daily life that we want for the state, ” she additional.
Catherine Boafo, a member of Social Business Ghana and owner of Mawutwueni Ghana Ltd, was impressed with the training.
She claimed the session “has geared up me with advocacy skills important for enhancing the economic rights of vulnerable women of all ages and youth as portion of attempts in economic sustainability and financial empowerment.”
With 600 social enterprises less than its wing, Social Enterprise Ghana supports and connects social entrepreneurs to finance, marketplaces and advocates for enterprise friendly procedures and environments.
The schooling would benefit susceptible teams and would fortify their engagement with authorities agencies and far better affect governing administration policies.