May 30, 2024

The Bono East Christian Mothers Association of the Roman Catholic Church held its annual conference in Akrofrom, bringing together hundreds of members from across the region.

The theme of this year’s conference was “Empowering Women, Promoting Peace” and the agenda focused on two key areas – equipping members with skills and knowledge for alternative livelihood options, as well as emphasizing the importance of peaceful elections.

The conference featured training sessions on topics such as small-scale food processing, soap and detergent making, and sustainable farming techniques. There were also panel discussions with Electoral Commission officials on maintaining calm and unity during the electoral period.

The conference started last Thursday and was Climax today at the Akrofrom Roman Catholic School Park and a total of 3,500 members of the Christian Mothers Association took part in this year’s conference in the Bono East region.

Addressing the media, the Diocesan Organizer for the association who doubles as the Krontihemaa of Bouyem Traditional Area, Nana Serwaa Kruwa, highlighted on some functions of the Christian Mothers Association, she also revealed that, the association seeks to develop women through Christ while bettering the life.

“Christian Mothers Association, is an association within the Catholic Church and our members comprises of women who are ready and willing to learn and understand the doctrines of the Catholic Church, we also give them training on alternative livelihood.

“This conference is an annual program and this year’s aim is to train our members on how to be distinguish themselves in whatever they do and spread the peace and love of our Lord Jesus Christ within their communities.” Nana Serwaa Kruwa said

She also disclosed that, the association during this year’s conference invited officials from the Electoral Commission to educate them on the role they have to play to ensure peaceful elections. 

“As Christian Mothers, we have a responsibility not only to provide and care for our families, but also to be agents of peace and stability in our communities, this conference was designed to strengthen our members economically while also underscoring our commitment to non-violence, especially as we approach the next election cycle.”

“We invited officials from the Electoral Commission to educate our members on the right electoral process and how best they can be agents of peace in their houses during, before and after the December polls. She said.