WOPETC Graduates 83 In Several Vocational And Technical Disciplines

Some of the graduates

The Woman Of Purpose Empowerment (WOPETC), aimed at impacting vocational and technical knowledge in young Liberian women Sunday, December 3, 2017 puts its second graduation exercises with 83 young women graduating from several disciplines including Tailoring, Interior and Event Decoration, Pastry, Catering, and Beauty Care.

Graduates procession at the program at the event hall

The occasion held at the Life Tabernacle Church on Benson Street was colorful, as relatives and friends of the graduates who came from far and near joyously graced the occasion with singing and dancing wishing the graduates prosperous celebrations.

Serving as Guest Speaker at the occasion, Mr. J. Momo B. Johnson; Training Management and Planning Officer at United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) praised the students of WOPETC for their commitment in acquiring basic and sound vocational and technical education, and also lauded the efforts of the management team of WOPETC for the initiative.

Guest Speaker at the occasion, Mr. J. Momo B. Johnson; Training Management and Planning Officer at United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Mr. Johnson addressing the students also urged the Liberian Government to place importance on vocational and technical education in order for those Liberians in need of basic vocational and technical training be afforded the opportunity.

L/R: Mr. Irvin F. Walker (Director of Education/WOPETC) and Joseph Edzii a member of the Board/WOPETC at the program

The WOPETC was established in 2015 by Elizabeth Wah-Edzii along with other stakeholders with the desire of impacting vocational and technical into the minds of Liberians who are anxious to learn for the betterment of them and their dependents.

Mrs. Elizabeth Wah-Edzii, Executive Director of WOPETC delivering her message at the program

In her message to the students, the Executive Director of WOPETC, Mrs. Elizabeth Wah-Edzii told the graduates, “Success isn’t about how much you make, it’s about the deference you make in people’s life; a woman who walks in purpose doesn’t have to chase people or opportunity. Because her life causes people and opportunities to pursue her. Take control of your destiny and believe in yourself. Ignore those who try to discourage you, don’t give up and don’t give in. womanhood is you; womanhood is you; womanhood is everything that is inside you, the education empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring,” Mrs. Edzii told her students.

Mrs. Elizabeth Wah-Edzii, Executive Director (Left)
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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.