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Short educational background and professional progression
Edmund Osei Owusu started teaching after graduating from Wesley College(WESCO) with a Diploma in Basic Education and later obtained his post. Diploma degree certificate at the University of Cape Coast in 2015. He teaches at Kronum Afrancho D/A JHS “B” in the Afigya-Kwabre District.
Positions held- currently and previously
He is currently the Middle Zonal Chairperson and the Male Rep. to Council. He was the leader of the Suame Young and Wise when it was introduced after being trained by PPAG in BCC Promoters, PLA, Peer Education and Advocacy. He initiated the Deaf and Dumb project in two schools. He is a trained Evangelist in the Methodist Church Ghana, a Local Preacher, a marriage counsellor and a Bible Study leader in the church. He joined the volunteer group and became the chairperson for the Kumasi Branch of the volunteers for two terms from 2000-2016. He is the Counsellor, Chaplain, and the leader of The Red Cross Society of Afrancho D/A JHS “B”.
What I like most about/ have benefitted most from being a PPAG Volunteer
The training workshops Edmund received from PPAG has helped him a lot. They gave him a “can do” spirit and motivated him to undertaker a private candidate exam in 2005 that led him to WESCO in 2006 and further studies in 2015. He was recommended by PPAG to NPAN/ASH and was trained by ESTER to become a Psychosocial Counsellor and worked with KATH from 2010-2012 as a counsellor at the CT (counselling and testing) centre where HIV counselling and testing is being done.
Other interests, including family life
His interest in counselling has given him the chance to help his pupils to solve many challenges in their academic and social life. He is blessed with a wife and four children.