Modern Floors trains female artisans in Tamale


Modern Floors Ghana, specialists in vinyl (PVC/SPC) tiles (LVT) and artificial carpet grass (AstroTurf), in partnership with EduGha Institute for Social Development (EISD), has trained and certified female artisans in Tamale with vinyl tiling and artificial carpet grass installation skills to equip them for the market. The trainees were drawn from all regions in the northern sector of Ghana to participate in the skill and business acquisition.

Basil David Anthony, the company’s CEO, stated that the participants were taken through a two-week intensive training, during which they learnt installation skills, entrepreneurship skills, management skills, customer relationship management, and financial abilities. According to the company, majority of the participants will use their newly acquired abilities to start their own businesses while some decided to spread the skill they learned.

Modern Floors is a UK trademarked flooring brand which wholesales and retails the best quality and affordable artificial carpet grass, vinyl tiles, carpet tiles, adhesives and other indoor and outdoor flooring products used for both residential and commercial spaces.

The worldwide-recognised flooring brand has been operating for nearly five years in Ghana, with four showroom locations in Spintex Road (Flower Pot), East Legon (Okponglo Junction), Weija (Broadcasting Taxi Rank) and Tema-Ashaiman (Toll Booth) – all in the Greater Accra Region.

The company was founded in 2017 by Basil David Anthony, a Ghanaian-British seasoned entrepreneur and philanthropist in his home at Batsonaa –Spintex Road, Ghana; and from March 2021 to April 2022, within a 13-month period, he opened four showrooms for the flooring brand across the capital city, Accra.

Modern Floors, in December 2022, launched its first location outside the shores of Ghana in Middle East, Asia. The new location is strategically situated within the busiest building construction material and home decor hub in the United Arab Emirates’ luxurious commercial city of Dubai.

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