In quest to create jobs for the youth in the country, the Aliu Mahama Foundation is organising a training session for young women in shea butter soap making at Yendi in the Northern Region.
The participants, numbering about two hundred (200), are from Yendi and it’s environs who need to be equipped with skills to locally manufacture soap using a common raw material, Shea butter.
The programme will focus on the modernisation of Shea butter processing through technological ways to create sustainable income for rural folks
The training session which is fully sponsored by the Foundation will take place at the Yendi community Centre from Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 28, 2018.
In an interview with Myxyzonline.com, the Executive Director for the Aliu Mahama Foundation,Dr Samuel K. Frimpong said “the 3-day intensive training is to keep alive the legacy” of the late vice president.
He said the late vice president wished the best for the country and his foundation will do everything possible to impact on the lives of the people he worked for.
The beginning of training programme coincides with the birthday of the late Alhaji Aliu Mahama which is on Friday, April 27,2018.
There will be a clean up exercise on Saturday at the Yendi hospital and the market to remember the former Vice President who was a campaigner of discipline and cleanliness.
The 3-day programme will be climaxed with football tournament at the Yendi town park to celebrate, the hero, according to Farouk Aliu Mahama, son of the late statesman.
The Aliu Mahama Foundation, over the years, has been actively involved in life -changing events that contribute to the development of Ghana.
Early this year, the foundation held a grand clean up exercise in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, where organisers of the programme shared second hand clothing to head potters and street children.