A Improvement Consultant, Edith Asamani-Wasie suggests interventions designed to protect against young girls from resorting to the streets to receive a dwelling can be made more productive to address the persistent challenge.
In the case of ‘Kayayei’, Madam Asamani-Wasie stated she appreciates the large endeavours built by Non-Governmental businesses (NGOs), the Ministry of Gender, Small children and Social Defense, donor companies and other development organisations to defend these ladies.
Nonetheless, she told Benjamin Akakpo on the AM Clearly show Tuesday, that govt and the aforementioned organizations can strengthen on their interventions to provide a far more successful lifetime to the susceptible ladies on the streets.
“I feel we can do much more in terms of guaranteeing that people who actually are entitled to livelihood competencies are equppied and withdtawn from the streets. For her, it is hazardous for youthful women to have interaction in this kind of means of livelihood.
Madam, Asamani-Wasie, therefore, advisable that girls who make a decision to go after getting “Kayayei” as their vocation ought to be aided to weigh the loads they have in purchase to prevent them from creating harm to on their own as a consequence of the hundreds they carry.
“I know there are Apps that make it achievable for merchandise you purchase to be shipped to you at property with out harm to anybody. “How do we assure that these ladies make use of technological know-how to alter the way they work”, Madam Asamani-Wasie quizzed.
JoyNews’ Justice Baidoo in a report, identified Valentina Roberts, a teen at the Agbogbloshie market who decided to grow to be a head porter soon after her older sister refused to obtain her a sewing machine to master how to sew, rather advised her to go to the current market and do the job.
Her sister subsequently gave her GH¢100.00 which she used to transportation herself to the market to commence her vocation as a “Kayayoo”.
She has been in the enterprise for two yrs just after dropping out of university when she was in JHS 1. Valentina caters for her relatives with the income she helps make as a “Kayayoo”.