A graduate of the Ashesi University, Saudatu Mohammed has empowered 20 Teenage mothers in the Upper West Region. Mrs. Mohammed presented 10 school items to 10 teenage mothers who want to go back to school to pursue their dreams. Five teenage mothers were also presented with a sewing machine and other peripheral items to those who want to learn a skill. The items were presented to the beneficiaries through the Life Again foundation's "Empower A Teen Mother Project" at the Upper West Regional Library in Wa.
The Founder and Executive Director, Saudatu Mohammed said the foundation seeks to give hope, purpose and empower vulnerable teenage mothers in Northern Ghana to pursue their dreams. She noted that 'Empower A Teen Mother Project', aims at empowering at least 50 vulnerable teenage mothers in the Upper West Region by the end of 2021. She has however called on corporate bodies and individuals to come on board so as to empower more teenage mothers. speaking at the event, Madam Charity Batuure, the Upper West Regional Director for the Department of Gender has also urged teenage mothers to take advantage of the numerous opportunities that are opened to them by various organizations in the Upper West region and beyond. Madam Batuure also urges them to focus on whatever they are doing and do it best.
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