Habiba Mudansiru sharing her story.
Most women and girls in the slums of Accra, do not often get the necessary support that is required from their families or community to gain an education. Some of these girls who were lucky to find themselves in the classroom are there without a purpose. Probably, there are sent there just to pave wayContinue reading “Why invest in slum girls’ education?”
Meeting and hearing from individual role models that girls can relate to is invaluable in sparking their interest in various careers. Achievers Ghana had the privileged of meeting Mr. Rob Short, a technician working on kindle devices in USA to interact with our girls. It was really inspirational moment asContinue reading “A Memorable Visit”
We believe that one way of making a girl child from the slum community phenomenal is to give her the opportunity to explore, experience, appreciate different environment and cultural backgrounds. The girls had an exciting opportunity to visit the two great Castles in Ghana, Cape Coast Castle and Elmina Castle. Many of these girls have neverContinue reading “A visit to the Great Castles”
Achievers Ghana in collaboration with Center for Development Initiative (CDI) as part of their core objectives in ensuring the safety and protection of a girl child, organised a community awareness campaign on the theme “End Child Marriage Now – The role of religious and opinion leaders and parents in ending child marriages in our communities”Continue reading “End Early and Forced Marriages Now!”
A youth and drama concert Titled” Breaking the Myth” made up of children from three organizations in the Greater Accra region Sunday night held music and poetry lovers spellbound with a performance which many say can pitch the amateurs against their mentors in any future battle for honours. The program was held at the Ghana College ofContinue reading “ACHIEVERS AT “BREAKING THE MYTH” CONCERT”
Alhamdulillah, we are truly blessed to have reached another month in which our good deeds are multiplied manifold. This year 36 of our girls will graduate JHS. If they are to continue their education, we need to be able to support them with scholarships for SHS. Our goal for Ramadan is to raise Gh¢ 10,000 (TenContinue reading “10 scholarships for Ramadan Fundraising Campaign”
In November 2014 Worldreader launched the first community E-Library in West Africa at Achievers Ghana. 25 e-reader devices with 120 books each. Since then the girls at Achievers have been using the devices intensively to read books at home. However, with only 25 devices shared between almost 300 girls usage had to be restricted toContinue reading “Worldreader Expands E-Library at Achievers”