The Rebecca Foundation has spearheaded the first cohort of Ghanaian children to visit China on a sports and cultural exchange programme from 21st – 30th October 2018. 9 out of 15 children representing Ghana were from SOS Children’s Villages Ghana. On arrival at Beijing, the team was welcomed by Mr. Freddie Arthur, the first secretary to Ghana’s Ambassador to China.
It was an interesting day at SOS CV Asiakwa as friends and families trooped in to bid farewell to four co-workers, Ms. Margaret Opoku, Ms. Janet Asare, Ms. Theodora Acolatse and Mr. Douglas Asumadu. Although the atmosphere was a sad one, it was also a joy to celebrate these incredible individuals who have worked selflessly for the wellbeing of underprivileged
Three Mothers from SOS Children’s Villages (CV) Nigeria paid a working visit to SOS Children’s Villages (CV) Ghana. As part of the visit the team visited the Asiakwa, Tema and Kumasi programme locations. The visit was an opportunity for the mothers to familiarize themselves with their Ghanaian counterparts while the SOS CV Ghana Mothers tap into the experience of the
A four-day training workshop has been organized for junior high school graduates between the ages of 15 and 20 from the four SOS Programme Locations with the aim of preparing them with basic skills and knowledge towards the future. The 35 young graduates of SOS Hermann Gmeiner Schools in Tema, Kumasi, Asiakwa and Tamale were excited for the training which
The Wife of Otumfour Osei Tutu II, Lady Julia Osei Tutu has visited SOS Children’s Village Kumasi (SOS CV Kumasi) in the spirit of the Easter festivities – pledging to help the Village to raise funds for its operation. She donated items worth several cedis and items including bags of rice, vegetables, maize, yam, cartons of milk, cooking oils, fruits,
The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ghana, His Excellency Ron Strikker, has paid a day working visit to the SOS Children’s Village Kumasi (SOS CV Kumasi). The visit was part of efforts by His Excellency Strikker to familiarize himself with the operations of SOS Children’s Villages Ghana. The Ambassador accompanied by his wife and entourage were received
The SOS Children’s Village Tamale has organized an educational tour for school children at Sagnarigu district in Northern Region. The educational tour was organized as part of activities marking the End Child Marriage Project for members of the Child Rights Clubs in schools located in the district. The tour was organized to three departments in the Tamale Technical University to
The innovative project ‘No Business as Usual Project’ has formally been launched in the Asokore Mampong Municipality. The launch had over four hundred (400) members in attendance, including delegation from all the consortium Partners which includes SOS Children’s Villages Netherlands (SOS-CV/NL), Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly (AMMA), and SOS Children’s Villages Ghana (SOS-CV/Ghana). Other stakeholders present were the
The First Lady, Her Excellency Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has challenged Ghanaians to protect the Rights of children and ensure a safe environment for their growth and development. During her induction as Patron of SOS Children’s Villages Ghana at the SOS Tema Programme location, she expressed her gratitude to the Board and Management of the organization for conferring
SOS Children’s Village Tamale under its End Child Marriage Project held a training and sensitization workshop for club leaders of its child rights clubs. The event brought together 100 club leaders drawn from 20 schools within the Sagnarigu district of the Northern Region. The three-day training was organized as part of programmes under the “End Child Marriage in Sagnarigu Now!