During the COVID-19 lockdown, 60 young people from across the Greater Accra Region were taken through an intensive one-day capacity-building session to equip them with the requisite knowledge and skills to become servant leaders in their communities.
The workshop, which took place at the Bethel Heights Hotel on Saturday July 18, 2020, was attended by 60 youths from various universities.
The session was facilitated by Mr. Fuad Mohammed, a commodity trader for Ghana Cocoa board and Mr. Abubakar Adam Zagoon, a researcher with Baraka Policy Institute
Mr. Fuad Mohammed took participants through a board lectured on Design Thinking Process to expand the skills of participants on how to identify problems and find suitable sustainable solutions in solving them.
Mr. Abubakar Adam Zagoon, took participants through basic research procedure and the role research and data plays in transforming communities. .
The project which was dubbed “CHANGE AGENTS BOOTCAMP” is aimed at empowering participants with the needed skillset to become visible and effective community change agents, who will develop practical and innovative solutions to the peculiar needs of their communities during and after COVID-19 lockdown zera.
During the session, participants were splited into groups and each group was tasked with a specific community-like problems for them brainstorm for solution and action plans to execute these solutions.
The group leaders delivered the the finding on the groups behave.
The project was coordinated by Meimuna Alhassan