A Non – Governmental Organization, Omaniae Ghana has gone into partnership with Good Deeds Day in an effort to working towards empowering the Ghanaian youth.
The said initiative is going to come to light through an upcoming event dubbed, 3rd African Regional Conference to be held from August 4 through to 7, 2020 with the theme, "Leveraging Corporate Responsibility, Youth Empowerment, Curbing Irregular Migration through Volunteerism under the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)."
This was made known at a press conference held at the African Regent Hotel, Accra on 22nd January, 2020.
The 3rd African Regional Conference which can be described as a door opener for the youth is aimed at giving the youth the opportunity to build networks for themselves, understanding the nature of volunteering activities and developing themselves through skills training.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Omaniae Ghana, Richard Osei Bonsu noted that the upcoming Conference is going to be a way of enhancing the community through several developmental projects, setting up of networks for all the stakeholders involved in the said event.
Kaynan Rabino, CEO of Good Deeds Day indicated that “Good Deeds Day is a Global Day that seeks to tackle challenges globally to give all kinds of ideas from all over the world.”
Touching on Irregular Migration, the Director, Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana, Professor Joseph Teye indicated that “…it is good to combat Irregular Migration and there are different ways of doing that which include spreading of the information on the dangers of Irregular Migration and empowering the youth.”
Dr. Daniel Agbeko, CEO of Quente Africa speaking on entrepreneurship said “ All the successful people on planet earth are people who started their own businesses…a job or salary is not medicine for curing poverty; it only manages the poverty level. So as long as you continue taking salary, you will continue to remain in the poverty cycle unless you start something on your own.”