Founder of Circumspecte visits Achievers

On 5th of January we were honoured to have Jemila Abdulai,  founder of Circumspecte, spend the evening with the girls. Circumspecte contributed significantly towards our fundraising activities last year by organizing the Circumspecte 2014 Ramadan Fundraiser. Thanks to this , 7 new girls received scholarships to go to school. On Monday, Jemila met the girlsContinue reading “Founder of Circumspecte visits Achievers”

Alcatel – Lucent visits Achievers Ghana

This November we were able to host volunteers from Alcatel – Lucent through a collaboration with tech needs girls. The event themed ” You can also make it!” was a platform for these volunteers to share real life experiences with our girls, mentor and motivate them. Alcatel – Lucent also provided training to our girls on how to setContinue reading “Alcatel – Lucent visits Achievers Ghana”

Muhina (13 yrs) starts school for the very first time

It’s stories like Muhina’s that inspire us to continue doing what we do: ensuring that girls in slum communities are equally empowered through education. 13-year-old Muhina Sullaman was enrolled for the very first time in school this November by Achievers Ghana. Muhina, who is starting at Primary 2 with her younger sister Zakiya (9 years), isContinue reading “Muhina (13 yrs) starts school for the very first time”

Forced and early marriages in Ghana

The “voices of youth manifesto” is calling for the government to design and implement strategies to prohibit forced and early marriages among young women in the country. Taking appropriate actions to eliminate this worse form of discrimination and violence against girls and young women affects their full enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms. ReadContinue reading “Forced and early marriages in Ghana”

Achievers Ghana interacts with parents

Today, Achievers Ghana met with over 60 parents from the community. The goal was to discuss objectives for the upcoming year, 2015, with the parents, who are all key stakeholders in the organization. Parents were very grateful to be part of these discussions.  Mallam Alhassan urged all to support Achievers in accomplishing these objectives, adding that GodContinue reading “Achievers Ghana interacts with parents”

A trip to the Kakum National Park

It was another exciting Saturday for the 60 Achievers who visited the Kakum National Park in Ghana’s Central Region last weekend. Since inception of Achievers Ghana, excursions have been a core activity aimed at expanding the horizon of girls and awareness of life outside the community. This was our second trip to the National park and we areContinue reading “A trip to the Kakum National Park”

Worldreader launches e-library program at Achievers

As if sponsoring over 150 girls this school year isn’t enough success story for Achievers, Worldreader’s very first community based e-library program in Ghana has been launched at Achievers. This is not just a library but one that holds 2,500 books (both local and international) on 25 e-readers! Worldreader currently runs e-reader programs in 10 AfricanContinue reading “Worldreader launches e-library program at Achievers”

Achievers Book Club on National TV

Today ABC appeared on GTV’s famous Breakfast show to discuss how slum communities can be transformed through circular education. We were invited as a result of our work and success in promoting girl-child education in the Nima-Maamobi community. Amadu Mohammad (co-founder) and Rashida Abubakar represented on the show, which was ultimately a great opportunity to shareContinue reading “Achievers Book Club on National TV”

Achievers partners with Projects Abroad for Leadership and Empowerment Program

In partnership with Projects Abroad, a leadership and empowerment program is being launched at Achievers to mentor our girls.  Activities are held in sessions every Tuesday to Thursday from 9am -12 pm. The first batch of 20 students graduated from the leadership program today. It was an amazing experience for the girls and we truly appreciate the partnership andContinue reading “Achievers partners with Projects Abroad for Leadership and Empowerment Program”

Two more scholarships from Rising Sun Schools

We are pleased to announce that two new ABC girls (Olivia and Latifah) have received full scholarships from Rising Sun Montessori (Dome). These girls join Amina, Muna, Aisha and Afsa at Rising Sun this term. We are very proud of you! Parents of the girls also visited Mr. Patrick Acheampong, the CEO, to show theirContinue reading “Two more scholarships from Rising Sun Schools”