The Non-Formal Education Division of Kpone- Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA) in collaboration with Hope for the Season Foundation a Non-governmental organization, organised a one-day training workshop on the production of beauty products for women in the Kpone- Katamanso Municipality on Wednesday, 10th November, 2021.

Participants at the Training workshop organised by the Non-Formal Education Division of KKMA.


The workshop brought together apprentices and hairdressers from the Ghana Hairdressers and Beauticians Association (GHABA) in Kpone.

Addressing the participants, Mr Zac Abrahams the Municipal Director of the Non-Formal Education said that, the free training was organised to provide livelihood skills for women in order to empower them to support themselves and their families.

Mr Zac Abrahams also added that, the free skills training in the production of shampoo, hair conditioner, bathing gel and hair pomade was to equip the participants to earn extra income as hairdressers and beauticians.

         Mr Zac Abrahams educating participants at the skill training program


Ms Naana Boatemaa Agyeman Danso, Founder of Hope for the Season foundation mentioned that, the objective of the collaboration was to train participants with skills that will help reduce unemployment among the youth.

“We believe that this training will go a long way to make some of the participant entrepreneurs and to reduce the poverty rate in the municipality” said by Ms Naana.

  Ms Naana Boatemaa Agyeman Danso training participants in soap production


The Culture Department of KKMA took the opportunity to perform a drama on “Suicide” to educate the participants on some of the causes of suicidal feelings, symptoms and prevention of suicide. After the drama, Ms Sandra Boison advised the participants to watch out for these causes: mental health problems, bullying or discrimination, different types of abuse including domestic violence, sexual or physical abuse, bereavement, including losing a loved one to suicide. ” We all need to be alert on the above causes, become each other’s keeper, and seek counselling from Mental  health professionals when we are troubled or find our neighbour showing such symptoms in order to curb the high suicide occurrences” Ms Sandra Boison said.

In generally, forty women benefited from the free skills training program in the Kpone- Katamanso Municipality.

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