The tourism industry or sector, has been acclaimed, touted and empirically proven to be one of the social, economic and business sectors. That has a huge potential, capacity and can actually create and offer sustainable employment opportunities for the army of less or uneducated, unskilled and semi-skilled labor force.
One of such critical, groups, but often poor, vulnerable, underprivileged and minority. Less or uneducated, unskilled and semi-skilled labor force within Ghana. And who deserves strategic assistance and attention. Through the provision of sustainable alternative livelihoods, job creation, income generation and livelihoods improvement tools and opportunities. To enable them become empowered, resilient, resourceful, self-reliant and thriving, are Persons with Disabilities.
The primary objective of this person-centered project, “Persons with Disabilities in Ghana Empowerment Through Tourism Innovations”, is to plan, organize, provide and amplify rigorous tourism, travel and hospitality industrial sector focused training, capacity-building, employable and applicable (career or professional, business, entrepreneurial, technical, trades and vocational) skills development and acquisition targeted at Persons with Disabilities within Ghana.
All of these primarily, are aimed at creating favorable opportunities, linkages and support systems for sustainable and decent employment, jobs, livelihoods improvement, income generation, alternative livelihoods. Particularly, through self-employment for Persons with Disabilities. And providing the leverage to compliment and promote tourism´s role in advancing SDGs One (1): No Poverty, Eight (8): Decent Work and Economic Growth and Ten (10): Reduced Inequalities..