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NORSAAC graduates youth in bicycle repairing


Eight beneficiaries of the Northern Sector Action on Awareness Center (NORSAAC) have graduated from its bicycle training in Gumani. The training forms part of NORSAAC effort in reducing unemployment and also providing skills to the youth in the northern region.
The beneficiaries went through six months various bicycle repairs training with tools provided by NORSAAC to enable them become professional bicycle repairers.
A manual has also been drafted by NORSAAC for bicycle mechanics in the country and recommended by the National Vocational Training Institute.
Addressing the graduates, the Project Coordinator of NORSAAC, Sumani Sey Hafisah reiterated NORSAAC commitment to developing the marginalized in the society.
Madam Hafisah urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the equipment to enhance their socio-economic development.
A beneficiary, Abdul-Manan on behalf of his colleagues thanked NORSAAC for their continued support in providing employable skills to the youth in the northern region.
He also entreated his fellow beneficiaries to take the opportunity given them serious to enable others to benefit from the project.
Also present was the Assemblymen for Agric and Malshigu electoral areas who commended NORSAAC for their continued effort towards reducing unemployment in the Tamale metropolis and the region as a whole.
Oover thirty beneficiaries who have graduated from NORSAAC in the region within a year are now working in the various communities to improve their living conditions.   
NORSAAC is a gender based advocacy NGO taking sides with women. The organisation which has gained national level recognition started as a community based organisation mobilizing the youth to discuss and find possibly ways of addressing HIV/AIDS issues in schools and communities in early parts of 2002.  It later restructured its mission to focus more on Reproductive Health issues and Women Rights and Governance. 

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