Achievers Ghana Launches Home Literacy Project in response to COVID-19 Pandemic.

Achievers Ghana on 23rd April, 2020 launched its COVID-19 Response Initiative in the area of children’s education which is in line with SDG 4 entitled COVID-19 Home Literacy Project with the objective of helping to sensitise deprived communities in local language to ensure the residences are well informed on COVID-19 preventive measures and with theContinue reading “Achievers Ghana Launches Home Literacy Project in response to COVID-19 Pandemic.”

Worldreader Expands E-Library at Achievers

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”

Amina Ismail in Senior High School

After struggling with setbacks in basic education due to early and force marriage, Amina Ismail, Co-founder of Achievers Ghana, had finally made it to the Senior High School. Amina graduated Rising Sun Montessori school, which supported her with a scholarship, in July with aggregate grade of 11. After a long allocation wait she finally receivedContinue reading “Amina Ismail in Senior High School”

RisingSun Montessori’s Scholarship Exams for the Achievers

Is another academic year again and Achievers Ghana as usual has been given another opportunity to send girls from Achievers to write exams in order to qualify for full scholarship for the RisingSun Montessori School. Our profound gratitude goes to the Board of Directors and Management team of RisingSun Montessori for helping to salvage theContinue reading “RisingSun Montessori’s Scholarship Exams for the Achievers”

The Leading Ladies’ Network – Achievers next corporate sponsor

Achievers Ghana is extremely pleased with our gradually increasing list of corporate sponsors as we welcome the Leading Ladies’ Network as one. With their support, at least five new girls will receive full sponsorships to stay in school in this new and upcoming academic  year – very exciting! Even prior to this, and since FebruaryContinue reading “The Leading Ladies’ Network – Achievers next corporate sponsor”

Hafsa Issah….a future poet

Hafsa joined Achievers Ghana in our early years. She vividly remembers the day her father came home from his prayers and encouraged her to. He had found a group of young girls – young Achievers, he would later learn – studying on top of the roof of the local mosque. He was so impressed he wantedContinue reading “Hafsa Issah….a future poet”

I can stand in public and talk……Aisha Ibrahim

  14-year old Aisha grew up in Nima. She was raised single-handedly by her grandmother, Bere (she calls her). Bere is very pleased that Aisha has now become an Achiever and can pursue her dreams of becoming a journalist. Even as a child, Aisha would sit in front of the TV to listen to the news beingContinue reading “I can stand in public and talk……Aisha Ibrahim”

I want Achievers to help support my education….Hajara Mustapha

I want Achievers Ghana to help me achieve my goals by supporting me in my education…..the 13-year old says. Hajara Mustapha is from a family of 8 in Nima. She dreams of becoming a medical doctor and helping her community understand and practice preventive medicine. Her very first day at Achievers, Hajara admits being so impressedContinue reading “I want Achievers to help support my education….Hajara Mustapha”

The 2015 Ramadan Fundraiser: My Education….My Hope

Yesterday the world celebrated the Day of the African Child, which commemorates the massacre of hundreds of children in South Africa who were demonstrating for their basic right to education.  Each day, as an organization, we continue this march to ensure that All girls especially in slum communities in Ghana are empowered through education. We couldn’t be more pleasedContinue reading “The 2015 Ramadan Fundraiser: My Education….My Hope”

Amina (Achievers co-founder) talks at TEDx

Our 16-year old co-founder and Deputy Director, Amina Ismail Daru, shared her story at the recent TEDx Spintex Women held at the British Council on May 30th. As she spoke about her traumatic ordeal at age 12 that ultimately gave birth to the organisation, she moved the audience to tears. In my part of the world,Continue reading “Amina (Achievers co-founder) talks at TEDx”