Nana Oye Lithur, Ghana's former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has launched a Non-Profit Organization, Power Empowerment (PEM). The aim of this establishment is to cater to the persons with disabilities, particularly women with mobility challenges.
The organization is recently being inaugurated in Ghana's capital city Accra. The aim of the newly founded organization is to train women with mobility challenges who beg for alms by the roadside, to acquire skills.
Increasing the worth of women with disability – this is the basic motto of the organization. It will therefore train its beneficiaries in bead-making to make them financially independent and offer them decent shelter, while catering for their health needs and those of their children, as reported by Graphic Online.
Nana Oye Lithur said during her inaugural speech that the greatest thing one could do was to show love to the less privileged in society. "Ironically, as we are increasingly getting more and more vulnerable people, society is also becoming more and more selfish," she added.