Junior Shapers Africa (JSA), the main non-profit private improvement organisation championing the “Raising Boys Right” has marked its 5th anniversary with the launch of ‘Boys to Men Voyage’ at Jamestown in Accra.
The all 12 months round excess-curricular coaching application is to empower boys from age 7 till their 18th birthday.
Founding Director of Junior Shapers Africa, Ethel Adjorlolo Marfo said the beneficiaries have been drawn from slum communities, orphanages, school dropouts and those in college will be supported through corporate sponsorship and scholarships.
She additional that the boys will find out appropriate life skills to empower and equip them with expertise, strategies, and sources that will shape them to grow to be liable and purpose-driven males in modern society.
The Director stated that the transfer kicked-off in Jamestown simply because their target is to enable youthful boys leaving in slum spots to develop into far better in modern society.
“We are beginning in Jamestown as we want to see more boys flourishing in slum regions to minimize juvenile delinquency, criminal offense, sexual and gender-based violence, and other social challenges most perpetrated by boys/adult men,” she stated.
According to the Founding Director, JSA has impacted 6,000 African boys in Ghana, Liberia, and recently the United kingdom, US & Thailand through its clinics, situations, boot camps, and their digital coaching plan encouraged by the Covid-19 pandemic.
She also described JSA, in the next five decades and further than, will depend on the aid of anyone, most especially mother and father to plant a successful tree by supporting the “Raising Boys Right Advocacy in our quest to achieve a a lot more sustainable gender-equal modern society for potential generations via job design leadership by fathers in our homes”.
By corporate sponsorship and scholarships, JSA will be supporting significantly less privileged boys from all walks of existence and backgrounds i.e. (schoolboys, dropouts, boys in slum communities, boys in orphanages, and many others.)
This will be by enrolling them on a existence-reworking coaching programs and they will be taken by way of distinctive concentrations of the program every 12 months till they are 18-12 months-previous.
The boys will be studying relevant daily life capabilities to empower and equip them with expertise, tips, and assets that will form them up to develop into dependable and purpose-pushed adult men who will give back again to their communities.
Junior Shapers Africa will also elevate resources to put up a condition-of-the-art Source Centre and Shelter for slum boys in Jamestown–Accra, as we handle their silent struggles and develop a protected space to empower them to turn into accountable gentlemen.