On Saturday, May 8, the Navrongo cluster team held a workshop for the Navrongo community.It focused on the Justice unit of the SELL programme. Twelve (12) young adults participated.
From 29th April to 2nd May, the SELL Resource Team conducted its 4th training for the Wa zone.
It took place at the Spiritual Renewal Centre in Wanye - a suburb of Wa - and focused on the Community Building unit of our programme. The 4-day training enabled the trainees look at the task of building and sustaining genuine community life. The challenge of inter-cultural living was also explored. Twenty-three (23) young adults were trained.
SELL Ghana held a Strategic Planning meeting on May 10-12, at the Resource Centre in Tamale, Northern Region - Ghana. The 3-day meeting was facilitated by two external persons; Rev. Sr. Olivia Umoh (Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul) and Ezekiel Boampong (Safe Child Advocacy).
All resource team members (Vincent Agyei, Hagar Bebuur, Francis Abanga, Clara Neafin, Valentina Tindan and Naomi Atintonu) participated in the meeting. It was to draw up a strategic plan for SELL for the next five years (2022-2027).
Step-down workshops were organized for Damongo (St. Anne's Cathedral) and Buipe communities under the Damongo zone in the Savannah Region of Ghana, May 14-16. It focused on the Leadership unit of our programme. In large and small group discussions, participants remained open-minded and expressed themselves clearly on issues around care for the earth, sexuality, leadership etc. Our trained volunteers facilitated the various sessions. Two resource team members attended the separate workshops as support persons. Thirty-five (25) young adults participated in Damongo, twenty-five (35) in Buipe.
From May 21-23, step-down workshops were organized in Nandom, Fielmuo and Gwollu in the Wa zone.
The three separate workshops focused on the Community Building unit of the SELL Programme.
Participants were drawn from Bu, Ko, Pataal, Tantuo, Kegle, Ketuo, Puffien, Baseeble, Gengenkpe, Chapuri, Sorbelle, Daffiama, Piina, Billaw, Lambussie, Koro, Gberkuo, Hakyagagangn, Samoa, Buo, Liero, Kyebogo, Kellegangn and Gaaper communities in Nandom Municipal, Sissala West District and Sissala East Municipal of the Upper West Region of Ghana. Trained volunteer facilitators steered the sessions aimed at helping them build and sustain genuine community life. Resource Team members were there respectively as support persons. Sixty-five (65) young adults participated in Nandom, thirty-seven (37) in Fielmuo and thirty-three (33) in Gwollu.