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Duapa Werkspace in the news

By Juliet Aguiar DUGBARTEY, Anaji Duapa Werkspace, a skills development and entrepreneurship hub, has celebrated its fourth anniversary, marking its growth and empowerment for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Western Region. As part of the celebrations, a series of activities such as stakeholder engagement were held, where individuals shared their views and suggestions on how the hub can improve upon its services. Also, some small and medium enterprises (SMEs) shared their experiences on how Duapa has impacted their businesses positively in terms of marketing, branding, using social media to project their work and sustainability. Erasmus Mensah-Ackon, Chief Executive Officer of Duapa Werkspace, explained to the media that the hub stands as a catalyst for positive change, fostering a

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Entrepreneurship

Time with the Interns

We had the pleasure of hosting two amazing interns from International Community Montessori School – Kind-Kids for a two-week internship as part of their curriculum. They had hands-on experience on community management and welcoming visitors, and also creating a fantastic homepage website. One thing that truly stood out was their dedication. Despite the massive rain in Takoradi on Wednesday, these young stars showed up early, not letting the weather stop them. We’re incredibly grateful for their hard work and commitment. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors!

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STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

As we celebrate 4 amazing years of growth and empowerment, we take a moment to reflect on our journey. From our success stories to the challenges we’ve faced, each step has made us stronger and more resilient. We hosted a Stakeholder Engagement session where our stakeholders shared invaluable views and suggestions on how we can improve our services and create even more impact. Your feedback is the driving force behind our continuous improvement and innovation. We are grateful for your support and dedication. Here’s to many more years of making a difference together!

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Entrepreneurship

Startup Takoradi 2024: A Convergence of Innovation and Sustainability

The Startup Takoradi 2024 forum, held from Monday, April 8th to Saturday, April 13th, was a landmark event in Takoradi, Ghana, aimed at fostering innovation and sustainable practices among startups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The event, which took place at Duapa Werkspace and Takoradi Mall, brought together key stakeholders, including the National Youth Authority, SSNIT, GRA, FDA, GSA, EKMA, and GEAORC, to support and nurture the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Breakfast Meeting

Today, we had an amazing breakfast meeting with our elected Assembly men in EKMA constituency. Together, we’re on a mission to empower our youth and women right here in the Western region. At Duapa werkspace, community comes first. It’s in our core values. That’s why we’re all about tailored initiatives and solid support. We’re focused on giving our future leaders the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Join us empower the Youth and Women in the Western Region. Let’s make a real difference together!

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Visit from Social Enterprise Ghana

We welcomed the team from Social Enterprise Ghana, @WUSC Ghana, and Cerath Development Organization as part of the ACTIVATE Project! They conducted a scoping exercise to assess our space and capacity for this exciting initiative. Our CEO Erasmus Mensah Ackon, who also serves as the Western Regional representative for Social Enterprise Ghana, warmly received and welcomed the team.

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Entrepreneurship

Networking Strategies for Entrepreneurial Success.

In the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, success is often closely tied to the strength of your network. Building and nurturing meaningful relationships can open doors, provide support, and offer valuable insights that can make the difference between thriving and merely surviving in the business world. To help you on your path to entrepreneurial success, here are some essential networking strategies to consider. Diversify Your Network: While it’s natural to gravitate towards individuals in your industry, don’t limit your network to only those who share your profession. Expand your horizons by connecting with people from various backgrounds, as this can provide fresh perspectives and unexpected opportunities. Attend Industry Events: Conferences, workshops, and industry-specific events are goldmines for networking opportunities. These gatherings

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Entrepreneurship

18 Young People Graduates from Duapa Werkspace TVET Centre.

Exciting Milestones at Duapa Werkspace TVET Centre: 18 Graduates Shine in Fashion, Leatherworks, and Tech. It was a momentous Friday at Duapa Werkspace TVET Centre as we celebrated the graduation of 18 exceptionally talented trainees. These individuals have successfully completed their rigorous training in fields that are shaping the future: Fashion Design, Leatherworks, Mobile App Development, and Web Development.

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Fashion

Duapa Fashion Werkspace: Empowering Youth Through Affordable Training and Co-working

In the ever-evolving world of fashion, creativity knows no bounds, and opportunities should be accessible to all. Duapa Fashion Werkspace is a beacon of hope, striving to eradicate unemployment and provide valuable skills to the youth. With a commitment to affordability and flexibility, Duapa Fashion Werkspace is transforming the lives of aspiring fashion designers.

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Entrepreneurship

Social Responsibility

In an ever-evolving world, the concept of social responsibility has gained significant prominence. No longer is success measured solely by financial gains; instead, it is increasingly defined by an organization’s commitment to social, economic, and environmental sustainability. This article explores three pillars of social responsibility and how they intertwine to create a more responsible and sustainable future.

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Entrepreneurship

Building Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace for Stronger Relationships

Emotional intelligence (EI) plays a pivotal role in fostering strong relationships within the workplace. This crucial skill not only enhances communication and collaboration but also contributes to a more harmonious and productive environment. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to cultivate emotional intelligence in the workplace to build stronger relationships:

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Business

NETWORKING SESSION

📢 Join us for Networking Session on the Do’s and Don’ts for a successful Interaction 🧠🏢 🗓 Date: 25h August 2023⏰ Time: 2:00 pm📍 Location: Duapa Werkspace Certainly! When engaging with individuals, teammates, and colleagues, it’s important to be mindful of effective communication practices. Here’s an invitation to gather this Friday for a knowledge-sharing session: “Join us this upcoming Friday for a collaborative session where we can exchange and cultivate new ideas together.” Don’t miss out on this insightful session! Let’s learn, grow, and have fun .

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