More than eight hundred (800) students in various tertiary institutions across Ghana‘s southern area have benefited from a personal development and entrepreneurship program aimed at inspiring and grooming young leaders in business and social enterprise in the country.

The event, dubbed “How to Be An Entrepreneur; Campus Series” was held in four regions and attracted students from Ghana Institute of Journalism, Accra Polytechnic, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, University of Ghana, African University College of Communication, Methodist University College, Kumasi Polytechnic, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and others.

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All participants received mentoring and relevant tips on succeeding as young entrepreneurs and positioning themselves to be positive influencers in society from some established young entrepreneurs and coaches.

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According to the CEO of Orios Group, organizers of the program, Mr. John Armah, it has become extremely important for young interested young people to be exposed to and equipped with the relevant knowledge and skill that will build their to succeed as young young entrepreneurs and social change agents.

He said the worsening trend of high youth unemployment in the country called for a major change in the mindset of young people from job seekers to job creators.

In a statement on Facebook, Saturday morning, he expressed his appreciation to all who contributed to the program and called for support for its second phase.

 

“As we prepare for the second phase, we ask you for your prayers, support and contribution as we continue to shape the Lives of Ghanaian Youth in Entrepreneurship and Personal Development.

So far we have touched the lives of over 800 students in the zones we have visited. We thank God for His mercies.”

The “How to Be An Entrepreneur; Campus Series” is organized by the Ghana Center for Entrepreneurship, Employment and Innovation (GCEEI), a subsidiary of Orios Group.

Dates for the second edition of the program is yet to be announced.

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