GISF Elevates Digital Awareness at Methodist Church, Nkawkaw

The Ghana Internet Safety Foundation (GISF) recently hosted a transformative digital safety workshop at the Methodist Church in Nkawkaw. Spearheaded by renowned online safety experts and GISF facilitators, David Okyere and Gabriel Ofori Appiah, the event catered to school children, young adults, and parents, emphasizing the collective responsibility towards fostering a secure online environment.

With Okyere and Appiah at the helm, the workshop delivered tailored sessions for each group. School children were introduced to the fundamentals of internet safety, focusing on the importance of digital footprints and strategies to combat cyberbullying. Young adults explored more advanced topics, including privacy management and ethical online behavior, while parents received guidance on digital parenting, learning to navigate and monitor their children’s online activities effectively.

The event stressed the need for open communication and cooperation among family members in navigating the digital world. Okyere and Appiah used their expertise to illustrate how informed discussions and mutual respect can lead to a safer online experience for everyone.

The workshop received an overwhelmingly positive response from the Nkawkaw Methodist Church community, highlighting the effectiveness of Okyere and Appiah’s facilitation. This successful event marks another step forward in GISF’s mission to educate and empower Ghanaian families on digital safety, with plans to extend similar workshops to other communities.

Through their efforts in Nkawkaw, Okyere and Appiah have reinforced the importance of digital awareness and safety, preparing individuals and families to face the digital age with confidence and knowledge.

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