Achievers senior students participate in Peer Counselling Training

Nine girl were sponsored by Achievers in a peer counselling mentorship workshop organized by Rayuwa Foundation at the Ghana Lebanon Senior High School. Rayuwa Foundation aims at improving the lives of communities by providing pyscho-social services. Fatimatu Salami (on left), describes her experience as very rewarding. She is now an able counsellor who can advise andContinue reading “Achievers senior students participate in Peer Counselling Training”

Oasis Capital: Achievers’ First Corporate Sponsor

  We are extremely pleased to announce our first Corporate Sponsor – Oasis Capital. Oasis Capital is a  private equity firm right here in Accra. We know this is only the first of many others who will be inspired by our story. To learn more on becoming a corporate sponsor (Gold, Silver and Bronze) or on how toContinue reading “Oasis Capital: Achievers’ First Corporate Sponsor”

Achievers Receives Contributions from Circumspecte Ramadan 2014 Fundraiser

Today, Achievers received donations from the Circumspecte 2014 Ramadan Fundraiser. This means that more than 7 new girls in Nima will get to go to school this coming September. Besides the gracious monetary contribution, the girls also received 4 boxes of books (all very current and notable titles), from Chimamanda’s Purple Hibiscus to books on computerContinue reading “Achievers Receives Contributions from Circumspecte Ramadan 2014 Fundraiser”

Achievers Excels Again at the Annual Ghana Islamic Tournament

Achievers was pleased to once again participate in the Ghana Islamic Tournament.  This year, events were held from the 6th to the 21st of June. This was the 2nd tournament since inception last year, where amongst 25 schools, Achievers won 7 out of 15 awards. The girls competed in several events including Scholastic bowl, Poetry andContinue reading “Achievers Excels Again at the Annual Ghana Islamic Tournament”

Celebrating 3 years of supporting girls’ education in the slum

Achievers celebrated their 3rd anniversary this Saturday, 3rd May, themed Investing in Girls – A catalyst for changing the world. Present were  the Imams of Abu Ubaida and several  mosques in the community, Jazi Foundation and friends and Tech Needs Girls. The girls entertained through poetry recitals, quranic recitations and drama. Amina, co-founder, also shared accomplishments  in theContinue reading “Celebrating 3 years of supporting girls’ education in the slum”

Sanitation for All, All for Sanitation

Achievers held its first forum this year on the theme Sanitation for All, All for Sanitation with about 195 students, parents and community leaders from Ahlussuna in attendance. The goal was to educate families and the community at large on the relevance of keeping the community clean. Succeeding this,  a clean up exercise (Operation SweepContinue reading “Sanitation for All, All for Sanitation”

Amadu wins MTN Heroes for Change Award

Our very own Amadu Mohammed (Director and co-founder of Achievers Book Club) was a proud recipient of the MTN Heroes for Change award this evening.  Amadu was nominated for 3 of the 5 categories, ultimately receiving the award for Community Crusader through his selfless and impactful work at Achievers. He will receive 10,000 Ghana cedisContinue reading “Amadu wins MTN Heroes for Change Award”

Achievers learn to code

Today, 60 girls at Achievers learnt to code during the tech needs girls event organized by Soronko Solutions.  The goal of tech needs girls (founded by Regina Agyare) is to empower girls through coding. The girls enjoyed an interactive and energy driven session with over 10 female mentors teaching them how to design and create simple websitesContinue reading “Achievers learn to code”

Four scholarships from Rising Sun Schools

ABC received 4 full scholarships from the Rising Sun Schools (Dome). Amina and three other promising student from Nima and Maamobi communities. Our sincere thanks goes out to Mr Patrick Acheampong the CEO and Jazi Foundation (Netherlands) for making this possible. Congratulations, Muna, Amina, Sweetie (Aisha) and Afsah. We are proud of you.

Computers kindly donated by FWG African Foods

The Achievers Book is very happy to have received 2 additional computers this week. The two nice HP desktop computers were kindly donated by FWG African Foods, a Brazilian food company based with an office in in Accra. Mrs Yindra Semanat, the general manager of FWG African Foods, was very kind when giving the computers to ABC’s AmaduContinue reading “Computers kindly donated by FWG African Foods”