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For Taking First Place, Just A Girl Awards Start-Up Packages To 3 Beneficiaries

For taking the first place in their various departments, at the close of the 2nd cycle of our economic empowerment program, Comfort Yeakon, Annie Findley, and Lucia Jackson were awarded a start-up package.
At the certification of 78 beneficiaries, Annie Findley of the catering department received a brand new oven,  Lucia Jackson of the tailoring department was awarded a butterfly standing sewing machine while Comfort Yeakon was awarded assorted decoration materials.
The donation of these items to the 3 well-performed beneficiaries, was Just A Girl's way of empowering them to start up their own business upon completing their learning in the program.
Making remarks, Just A Girl’s CEO Evelyn Kpadeh Seagbeh told the audience that the organization’s goal is not only to give the beneficiaries the skills but to help them stand on their own to begin earning their income.
“Our goal is to help girls and women become economically empowered, is the reason we are awarding you these items to enable your start-up now that you are leaving the program.
Madam Seagbeh then further encouraged the entire graduating class of the vocational program to press forward, go out and make the most of the skills they have acquired from Just A Girl. She added that developing the attitude of being the best and exceptional in their work and skills, will attract people to their business and bring about rapid economic returns.
Responding to their awards, Lucia Jackson, 64 who took first place in the tailoring department, thanked Just A Girl for the opportunity afforded her and called on other women who are sitting without any form of empowerment to take advantage of Just A Girl tuition-free program to advance their lives.
“I did not even know how to cut and sew a handkerchief, but where am I now being able to sew my clothes and also sew for people.”
“I want to thank God for Just A Girl and the Lawrence G. Cooper Foundation for empowering me. See how gray my hair is, but if I could acquire tailoring skills at this age, you too can do the same. To my fellow women, it’s never too late to learn.”

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