The Tain District Business Advisory Centre has presented start-up kits to five apprentices in the district to enable them set up their own businesses in carpentry, vulcanising and welding, after receiving skills training at the Centre.
Making the presentations, the District Head of the Business Advisory Centre, Mr. Fredrick Apraku Amoateng, said the Centre exists to offer skills training to people willing to be trained to set up their own business in the various fields.
He mentioned mushroom making, soap making, masonry, carpentry, welding, and vulcanising among others as ventures the centre supports,
The Tain District Chief Executive, Madam Charity Akua Oforiwaa Dwommoh, said the interventions are expected to help create sustainable employment and better the lives of the beneficiaries and their families.
She, therefore, advised them to use the tools effectively to grow their businesses, and to help create job opportunities for the unemployed in the district.
She added that the assembly would be visiting the shops of beneficiaries to monitor their activities.