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Be focus and persevere in spite of all challenges- Mrs. Amissah Arthur to young women

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Wife of late Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur, Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur has advised women to be focused and persevere and continue in spite of all the challenges.

Mrs. Amissah Arthur, who is passionate  in helping children acquire reading skills, is the Board Chairperson for Worldreader Foundation a Non- Governmental Organization, (NGO).

She said there are a lot of obstacles and challenges but with determination and perseverance one can achieve his/her dream.

Mrs. Amissah Arthur was speaking at the Digital Story Launch and Awards ceremony organized by the Worldreader foundation in Accra.

“The inspire Us award ceremony will be an important milestone in the evolution of the project. Worldread is pleased to have engaged with so many talented West African authors whose work comprises the 30 stories in the digital collection.These stories will encourage conversations about gender across the region, benefiting thousands of young women.” She indicated.

Worldreader’s project in ghana is supported by Helen Curley Brown’s Pussycat foundation.

The Digital Story is to Inspire Authors who are women in the West Africa. It’s also to change the narratives about gender norms through the power of stories, delivered via mobile phones.

She continued that, women who wants to be in governance should keep moving without fear and panic.

Mrs. Amissah Arthur therefore motivated and encouraged women especially the young ones to read.

The West Africa Regional Director of Worldreader foundation, Ethel Sakitey confirmed that the first winner received 2000 U.S dollars with some packages whiles others also had some amount which will Inspire them to achieve their career.

Story filed by Stephen Kojo Tetteh

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