Chief Executive Officer of Mamaitaly Charity Foundation (Madam Shirley Irene Thompson) has won the Youth Female Personality of the year at the just ended 2nd edition of Youth Empowerment Awards over the weekend at the Ceejay Studio at Lapaz on Saturday 11th September, 2021.
The event, which was held at the plush Ceejay Studio at Lapaz was to celebrate individuals who have impacted the lives of the less privileged, elderly, and society at large.
Youth Empowerment Awards is an awards scheme initiated to honor and acknowledge all potential youth who are in diverse ways contributing either directly or indirectly to the country.
Mamaitaly award recognizes her good work as the founder of Mamaitaly Charity Foundation
Madam Shirley Irene Thompson noted that Mamaitaly Charity Foundation helps the needy, aged, children, orphans, widows, people with disabilities, empower women with skills training so they get another source of income to cater for themselves and their family as a whole.
Since she started the organization in 2016 it has reached over billions of people through various initiatives including free empowerment skills training on soaps, detergents, washing powder, bridal fan and bouquet, brown sugar, earrings, body creams and hair care products and many more and other events to build young people’s excitement and engagement around entrepreneurship.
The organizers, said that the Youth Empowerment Awards (YEA), Ghana is an awards scheme which seeks to honor and celebrate outstanding youth in Ghana who goes through thick and thin to create a positive impact on society in their various field of work.
They also disclosed that the scheme believes that acknowledging and rewarding these youth change-makers will only not make them feel celebrated but also build a good platform by having a voice and opportunities for the new generational leaders’ while building a great attitude in the youth to strive for excellence.
“By this awards scheme individual efforts to contribute positively to the economy on the continent by striving hard with dedication and perseverance by overcoming challenges and the unfavorable economy will be admonished”.
Madam Shirley Irene Thompson also doubles as the Chief Executive Officer of Mamaitaly Ventures