The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is organising a Digital Literacy and Skills Workshop for 40 women in Accra, Ghana on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.
The beneficiaries of the training were selected after a call for application was put out for interested women to apply.
The training workshop is part of a project to arm interested women with the modern digital and utilitarian skills needed to enhance their presence and businesses online.
MFWA’s Digital Literacy and Skills training workshop is being organized as part of a larger project on “Enhancing Press Freedom, Women’s Digital Rights and Accountable Governance in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.” It is being implemented with funding support from the Dutch Foreign Ministry through the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana.
Participants will be equipped with skills in digital marketing and digital storytelling. The workshop will further educate participants on how to identify and deal with online abuses and how to stay safe online – be “digi-smart.”
The workshop will also help participants find ways to collaborate and contribute to Women’s Rights Online advocacy to help ensure that a healthy cyber environment is created in Ghana for women to access and use the Internet and benefit from its potential.
The workshop which is the first of three Digital Literacy and Skills workshops to be organized in Ghana and would train and build the capacity of at least 200 women across Ghana.