When Mr. Jesse Nuno decided to do the London Marathon, he had one objective in mind; to support the International Needs Vocational Training Centre (INVTC). Jesse has made good his pledge and donated some equipment to the Fashion Department INVTC.
Jesse was accompanied to the INVTC by his mother Mrs. Googie Nuno. The items which included industrial machines, cutting tables, steamed iron, dressing stands and sewing accessories were received by Mr. Cromwell Awadey, Head of Programs of INGH, Ms Aurelia Evame Bissabah, Gender and Empowerment Manager and Ms. Bernice Broohm, outgoing Principal of INVTC.
The Very Rev’d Walter Aboagye Pimpong, the immediate past Executive Director of International Needs has noted that frequent change in government policies especially in the education sector as one of the challenges impeding against the work of development organizations. The Very Rev’d Pimpong noted that these policies change so frequently that they are unreliable for planning.
Delivering the 30th Anniversary Lecture of International Needs Ghana (INGH) under the theme: Smiles, Sweats, Breakthroughs and Barriers: The story of Christian development organizations in Ghana, the Very Rev. Pimpong noted that INGH had facilitated a national mobilization agenda that generated the public and political will for the passage of the criminal code amendment law that prohibited the Trokosi practice and similar slavery practices.
The Lecture was under the distinguished Chairmanship of Mr. Justice Emile Short, former commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice.
Three founding Directors namely, Mr. Reindorf Perbi, Rev. Samuel Otu Pimpong and Mr. Ernest Komey were all present to grace the ceremony. Other dignitaries at the event were Mrs. Rachel Baddoo, INGH Board chairman, Mr. Charles Otoo, Board Treasurer, Madam Gladys Afarchoe Odoi, Past INGH Board Chair.