We were very excited to once more contribute on national tv to discussions on empowering the girl-child in slum communities thanks to Mrs Acolatse Apaloo, hostess of Women’s Voice. Congratulations to our very own 13-year old Muna Hamidu and Amadu Mohammad, founder and Director, for representing us on the show. They talked on challenges facing the girl-child in slums such as NimaContinue reading “The Achievers on National TV again!”
On May 14th, we had the opportunity to interact with members of the Leading Ladies Network at a cocktail event held at the Hub Accra. Yawa Hansen-Quao, the founder and Director of the Leading Ladies Network, shared with members the achievements of Achievers Ghana especially in empowering young girls in the Nima-Maamobi community. Yawa, who also mentored our girlsContinue reading “Achievers Ghana interacts with the Leading Ladies Network”
We were recently featured on CNN! The Achievers are indeed coding their way to the brightest future possible through the tech needs girls program with Soronko Solution!
Our 15-year-old co-founder, Amina Ismail Daru, has been known to say that her biggest challenge is empowering the minds of girls who come to Achievers (changing their mentalities about the role of women), since there are no role models in the community. Well, not anymore… On February 7th, Achievers Ghana held its first ever Sisters Forum themed Inspire andContinue reading “The Sisters Forum – an inspirational ladies forum for the young Achievers”
Achievers Book Club has officially renamed itself to Achievers Ghana! It was with great honor and joy to witness our Director and co-founder, Amadu Mohammad, unveil this new identify and logo… This is truly the beginning of the next phase for us; one where we make even bigger impact. Our utmost appreciation to Nick Beesley, from the Johnson Beesley design agency, forContinue reading “Achievers Book Club is now officially ‘Achievers Ghana’”
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”
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”
The Achievers Book Club is proud to announce that today ABC’s co-founder, Amina Ismeal, was nominated for the World Children’s Peace Prize. The children nominated for 2012 are Amina (15) from Ghana, Anwara (16) from India and Kesz (13) from the Philippines. They were selected from 97 entries from 43 different countries. Amina, Anwara andContinue reading “Children’s Peace Prize Nomination”