Posted by: isaac aggrey | March 23, 2009



                                                         7th March, 2009
                          Earl Beam Hotel, North Dzorwulu -Accra, Ghana





The Canadian High Commissioner, His Excellency Darren Schemmer spoke on the Theme: THE ROLE YOUTH SOCIAL. ENTREPRENEURSHIP CAN PLAY IN SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

He stressed on the fact that most great Canadian Businesses were built by Young Entrepreneurs and that if Synergic International Foundation is Supported it will contribute significantly to Africa’s Development Agenda.

The Other Speaker Mr. Sam Wazir, Director of Business Development MABANI STEEL L.L.C from Canada spoke on the Significance of Youth Social Entrepreneurship in promoting Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Africa.

He Stressed that Social Entrepreneurs can play a vital role in increasing Africa’s Small and Medium Scale Enterprise Sector.

John N. Yeboah -Ghansah, Executive Director and Founder of the Organization made emphasis on the fact that, he will congratulate all his Co- Founders here in Ghana and Isaac Aggrey in South Africa for the encouragement.

“Our South African Director has been with us in spirit and we believe with selfless dedication we can make the continent of Africa a better place in the World”.

‘’John stated that, the Launch of the Network was part of his Project and duty after winning the United Nations Millennium Campaign and Sukuma Afrika Young Entrepreneurship Competition award at the World Economic Forum On Africa Last year in June Cape Town South Africa”.

This has been a year task after June 3rd in South Africa and I am very grateful to God for making it happen within 9 months.

The launch of the SIF-Network for Young Social Entrepreneurs in Africa forms 20% of the Synergic Complex International Project which was awarded last year as a viable project in developing human and intellectual Capital, a project worth $500,000- $1,000,000 .
This SCI- Project Needs Equity Financiers he noted.

With two offices on the Continent of Africa (Ghana and South Africa) the Network will soon be established within 5 African Countries within Three Years.
It will be achieved through our Strategic Network.

Mrs. Joana Bannerman the Senior Manager of Guarantee Trust Bank Ghana also made comment on Mohammed Yunus Founder of Social Entrepreneurship and Grameen Bank videos.

The Event was also attended by the CEO of the West African Business Association – Ghana. Mr. Sam Poku, Bishop N.A. Tackie Yarboi Victory Bible Church Intl, Dr. Mrs Adelaide Kastner , Business Executives, Young Entrepreneurs.

Leaders and a section of Ghanaian Media (Net 2 TV and the Daily Graphic) were also present.




The Event was sponsored by Cal Bank, Village Communications, George Appiah Foundation, Papso Friut juice, Ghana Television, Unique Fm, Net 2 TV and the Truth Newspaper.


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