- A step-down workshop was conducted for the Yendi community in the Northern Region of Ghana, June 11-13.
It concentrated on the Self Awareness unit of the SELL Programme.
The participatory processes helped participants deepen knowledge of themselves by reflecting on the past, present and future.
Trained volunteer facilitators led different sessions. Resource Team member attended as a support person.
Nineteen (19) young adults participated, including seven (7) from the Muslim fraternity.
- From 11th to 13th June, a workshop was organized for the Wa Central community in the Upper West Region.
Focused on the Community Building unit, it afforded participants the opportunity to explore various ways of building and sustaining genuine community life.
Trained volunteer facilitators led the sessions.
Thirty-five (35) young people participated. They shared and learned.
- The Resource Team organized a maiden Zonal Meeting for commissioned volunteers of the Tamale zone.
The meeting which took place on June 18-19 at the Youth Centre in Tamale was to get the volunteers - commissioned in August 2020 - to reconnect and make concrete plans of activities for the zone as SELL volunteers.
Key among other issues discussed, was for the respective cluster teams to visualize success stories they intend to achieve by imparting positively on other young adults what they have learned through the SELL programme.
New names of cluster teams were created for the zone; Tommy Central, Leo Northern, Maureen Southern and Pauline Eastern - named after pioneers of the SELL Programme.
Most importantly, the respective teams put together various activity plan they hope to undertake for the benefit of the wider community in the Northern Region.
- From 25th to 27th June, a workshop was organized for the Gushegu community under the Yendi zone of the Northern Region.
It focused on the Self Awareness unit of the SELL Programme.
Forty (40) young people participated in the workshop.
- As part of their plan of activities, SELL Programme Ghana’s commissioned volunteers of the Leo Northern Cluster Team of the Tamale Zone embarked on a tree planting exercise on June 23.
The aim of the exercise is to raise awareness on the importance of planting and saving trees, as well as, express genuine concern for the environment and help reduce the unfavorable effects of climate change.