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FASHION ・SUSTAINABILITY ・AFRICA

#MMN Meetup: How can the Ghanaian fashion industry become a resource for sustainable alternatives to migration?

Talk and exhibits by Nuel Bans (founder & editor-in-chief of Debonair Afrik, a Ghanaian-based digital media publication) and Rhoda Wedam (founder and CEO of the Song-Ba Empowerment Center, Ghana)

What is needed to develop sustainable business opportunities in the fashion industry? Which role does second-hand clothing play for Ghana’s entrepreneurs? And how can local entrepreneurs become successful (inter)nationally? During our next #MMN meetup, our two guests will provide insights into the challenges and successes of Ghanaian entrepreneurs in the fashion market and discuss how sustainable fashion can create positive alternatives to migration.

The event will also feature two photo exhibitions, entitled In The Days Of Us and Fast Enough To Trash

About the speakers:

Ekuban Emmanuel, popularly known as Nuel Bans, aims to support Africa’s young and emerging fashion talents. He is a creative collector for The Style Lounge, a platform that scouts for and nurtures emerging fashion in Africa, Ambassador to Global Fashion Exchange, and founder & editor-in-chief of Debonair Afrik. Debonair Afrik is a Ghanaia-based digital publication covering fashion, lifestyle, publishing, and current events. It was founded in 2015 as a neo-Africanism publication and serves as an online news portal for Ghanaians and others in the Sub-Saharan region.

Rhoda Wedma is the founder and CEO of the Song-Ba Empowerment Centre. She focuses on supporting women and girls without formal education, who travel to urban cities as head porters (Kayayo) and helps them identify sources of income. She is also the #MMN local coordinator for the Northern Region, where she focuses on helping the youth in the region have access to accurate information regarding migration and learn about employment and educational opportunities they can pursue in their area.


When? Saturday 19.02.2022, 5-9pm (CET)
Where? r0g_office, Knobelsdorffstr. 22, 14059 Berlin and /migrantmedianetwork

To join us in Berlin, please send us an email at info@migrantmedia.network or message us via Instagram or Facebook

Registration is open until Friday, 18th February 2022.

Please note: 2G+ rules will apply. To attend, you must be tested and either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have proof of recovery.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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FASHION ・SUSTAINABILITY ・AFRICA

#MMN Meetup: How can the Ghanaian fashion industry become a resource for sustainable alternatives to migration?

Talk and exhibits by Nuel Bans (founder & editor-in-chief of Debonair Afrik, a Ghanaian-based digital media publication) and Rhoda Wedam (founder and CEO of the Song-Ba Empowerment Center, Ghana)

What is needed to develop sustainable business opportunities in the fashion industry? Which role does second-hand clothing play for Ghana’s entrepreneurs? And how can local entrepreneurs become successful (inter)nationally? During our next #MMN meetup, our two guests will provide insights into the challenges and successes of Ghanaian entrepreneurs in the fashion market and discuss how sustainable fashion can create positive alternatives to migration.

The event will also feature two photo exhibitions, entitled In The Days Of Us and Fast Enough To Trash

 

About the speakers:

Ekuban Emmanuel, popularly known as Nuel Bans, aims to support Africa’s young and emerging fashion talents. He is a creative collector for The Style Lounge, a platform that scouts for and nurtures emerging fashion in Africa, Ambassador to Global Fashion Exchange, and founder & editor-in-chief of Debonair Afrik. Debonair Afrik is a Ghanaia-based digital publication covering fashion, lifestyle, publishing, and current events. It was founded in 2015 as a neo-Africanism publication and serves as an online news portal for Ghanaians and others in the Sub-Saharan region.

 

Rhoda Wedma is the founder and CEO of the Song-Ba Empowerment Centre. She focuses on supporting women and girls without formal education, who travel to urban cities as head porters (Kayayo) and helps them identify sources of income. She is also the #MMN local coordinator for the Northern Region, where she focuses on helping the youth in the region have access to accurate information regarding migration and learn about employment and educational opportunities they can pursue in their area.

 

Smart Migration_Diaspora Stammtisch_NBR

#MMN Diaspora Mentor Karamo Conteh will hold 3 programs as part if his Mentorship in the North Bank Region. This is the first one addressing 20 Students from Kerewan Upper and Senior Secondary School.

The goal is to provide training and reliable information on migration issues and fake information on social media in other to make informed decisions and be aware of safer migration options through the Migrant Field Guide handout particularly on smart migration. He will also use this platform to share his personal experience from his journey to Germany as a student.

Diaspora School Stammtisch _LLR

The Diaspora Mentor Seedy Saidykhan, together with the #MMN Local Coordinator of the Lower River Region Serrey Sanneh, will host a Stammtisch at the Soma Upper and Senior School introducing #MMN to participants and to open a forum for discussion on the issues of irregular migration, the impacts, challenges and safe migration at length. He will talk about his own experience on migtaring to Gremany and the challanges of backdoor migration. The target group are students and school teachers.

Community outreach at Traa zongo community

 

 

 

 

 

Emmanuel the Bono East regional coordinator met with his participants from the Traa zongo community to discuss and evaluate the activities of MMN and the impact it has brought to them in couple of Stammtisch and outreaches hosted with them.

Online Outreach by Evans #MMN Diaspora Mentor

Evans organised a virtual outreach with graduates and tertiary students on the  “Theme: Accessing scholarships for further studies in Germany”.  In his presentation he took the time to explain how to gain admission into a university and how to meet the requirements for each application phase. the team Theme: Accessing scholarships for further studies in Germany.

Online Event on Incubators & accelerators for entrepreneurial youth in Ghana

 

 

 

 

Ernest our Diaspora Mentor host a facebook live on the 30th of October on the Topic: Incubators & accelerators for entrepreneurial youth in Ghana

#MMN_ Diaspora workshop Berlin

The aim is to inform the Ghanaina and Gambian diaspora about the importance of disseminating the right and accurate information regarding migration on social media behaviour. The workshop targets about 10 Ghanaian and 10 Gambian Diasporans who will participate in the 3 days training of the trainer workshop. If you are interested please visit our website : www.migrantmedia.network and contact us under info@migrantmedia.network