Achievers Ghana at the Launch of National Reading Day

In celebration of International World Literacy Day, Worldreader in partnership with the Ministry of Education launched the National Reading Day on 25th September at the British Council – Accra.

 

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The ability to read is essential if an individual is to participate fully in society, and a population of readers is key to building a strong Nation. During this event, we will recognize the work of both the Ministry of Education and Worldreader in helping to build a Nation of strong readers.

 

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The keynote addresses was by President and Co-Founder of Worldreader, David Risher followed by a brief message from the Worldreader Country Director, Carol Young Williams on the objectives of Worldreader to promote reading culture in every household in Ghana and beyond.

 

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Achievers Ghana’s team was there to fully participate and entertained the audience with an educative drama (sketch) on the ‘Importance of Reading”. It was such an honour to be part of the historical event.

 

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There was also a performance and released of National Song about Reading by Musician Okyeame Kwame and his children.

 

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Also to help graced, the occasion was our dear Honourable Minister of Inner Cities & Zongo Development, Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid (PhD) and Mrs Matilda Amissah Arthur, former 2nd lady of the Republic of Ghana. Though they could not stay for long, their short presence adds more value and momentum to the event.

 

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The event ended with a special lunch and networking with some memorable photos.

 

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Thank you so much Worldreader and Ministry of Education for this wonderful initiative to empower individuals through reading.

 

 

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Achievers (Ghana) has a simple mission: Quality Education for all Girls in slums in Ghana
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