1D1F: Akufo-Addo opens garment manufacturing factory at Koforidua
President Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, fifth October 2021, charged ‘MaaGrace Company Ltd’, an article of clothing producing organization, working under Government’s 1-District-1-Factory programme.
The organization represents considerable authority in the creation of utility dress, regalia for security powers, medical clinic scours, garbs for lodgings, outfits for schools and creation of normalized outfits.
Outfitted with 600 modern machines, and with the help from the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ghana EXIM Bank, the organization had the option to send out 20,000 and 80,000 units each month, in 2019 and 2020 separately, of medical clinic scours and regalia for culinary experts to the United States.
The organization initiated activities in 2003 under the Government of previous President John Agyekum Kufuor. Nonetheless, its activities went downward on the exit of the Kufuor-drove Government. In 2017, the organization applied for help under the 1-District-1-Factory drive, and has since seen its tasks revived.
President Akufo-Addo recognized the administration of the organization, and, to be sure, different pieces of clothing and materials plants in the country, for the help reached out to the Government in the battle against the COVID-19, by locally fabricating individual defensive gear (PPEs) for use by cutting edge wellbeing laborers and other expert.
MaaGrace Limited was one of the main piece of clothing organizations that delivered more than 2 million facial coverings, 18,000 clinic outfits and headcovers, just as 12,000 clinical cleans inside a brief timeframe, an exemplary illustration of Government’s import replacement procedure, which is one of the essential targets of the 1D1F Initiative.
The advertiser of the business, Mrs. Comfort Owusu-Agyemang, told the President of the huge work openings made by the organization, which highlights the essential intercession the 1D1F program is playing in fixing the difficulties that stand up to Ghanaians, especially youth joblessness.
She showed that around (600) young people from across the New Juabeng North Municipality and its environs have gotten work in their territory, which forestalls provincial metropolitan relocation, one more essential target of the 1D1F drive.
With the help of Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ghana EXIM Bank, and Ethical Apparel Africa, the quantity of people to be utilized is relied upon to increment altogether.
The foundation of the One District One Factory (1D1F) drive is in satisfaction of a mission guarantee by the NPP, under the initiative of the President, to help the private area to set up no less than one modern undertaking in every one of the managerial locale of the country.
The idea of the One District One Factory (1D1F), among different drives of the Government, is intended to change the modern scene of the nation, and fabricate the limits of neighborhood ventures to deliver top notch items and administrations for both homegrown and unfamiliar business sectors.
New Juaben North District Assembly Block
President Akufo-Addo likewise dispatched the recently developed Administration Block of the New Juaben North Municipal Assembly. The structure has been developed to guarantee viable organization of the get together.
It will be reviewed that the New Juaben South Municipal was cut out in 2017 by an authoritative Instrument (LI) 2302
The agreement was granted to Messers King Dwosco Enterprise Limited with an agreement amount of GH¢3,442,539.45 with EcoPlanners and Engineering Consult as specialists to the venture.