From Counting To Ensuring Everyone Counts
October 6, 2018
Dereje Wordofa with Samira Bawumia
At first glance, one may think the Ussher Fort Polyclinic only serves the purpose of a health facility for the people of Jamestown; providing basic healthcare needs for residents in its catchment areas.
But the health facility does a little more than just providing healthcare services.
The facility houses a skills training centre where teenage mothers and girls who have dropped out of school acquire dressmaking skills in a two-year programme being sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).