GENDER MINISTER TOUR WESTERN AND CENTRAL REGION - Newsfile Online

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Monday, 13 January 2020

GENDER MINISTER TOUR WESTERN AND CENTRAL REGION

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The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Cynthia Mamle Morrison together with the Chief Director, Dr. Afisah Zakariah and the Acting Director for the Department of Social Welfare, Mr. Daniel Nonah and other staff of MOGCSP  visited the Essipong Rehabilitation/ Vocational/Correctional Centre in Takoradi and the Swedru Junior correctional Centre in Agona Swedru to ascertain the state of  facilities at the Centre and its management.

The Hon. Minister and her Team toured the facility and also interacted with the staff of the Centre.

She proposed initiatives such as the need to collaborate with the Ministry of Education to revamp the facility and also introduce gardening and farming to complement the needs of students and inmates.

She got to know that 20 teachers were training 50 students  and they also received support from other organizations.

She urged them to share information with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to enable her solicit for the needed support to revamp the place for its intended purpose.

The Hon. Minister and team later visited Ayeyi, the eight year old girl,  living with Osteogenesis Imperfecta and her family to wish them a happy new year.

The Minister presented assorted items to Ayeyi and her siblings.


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