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Support Education for Street Children in Ghana

 
$750
$3,250
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Give street children with learning difficulties a chance to receive education at their own level. SAP wants to add practical lessons to the programme to prepare these children for job training.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Imagine: you are 13 years old, you live in the streets and most of your life you have been told you are dumb. When you were in school you couldn’t understand the lessons quickly enough. Now, you are doing odd jobs to earn money for food. SAP runs a small centre where street children with learning difficulties receive special education. We want to expand with practical lessons to prepare the children for job training. Though their level is low, they are eager to learn. With your help, they can!

How will this project solve this problem?

Children will participate in practical assignments using elements of various professional fields. They get a ‘taste’ of the profession, and learn practical skills as well. In the process, they also practice literacy and mathematics.

Potential Long Term Impact

Street children with learning problems will receive practical education that prepares them to learn a profession and leave the streets. At SAP, more equipment and tools for learning will be available, so that more children can benefit!

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $750

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $750 .  The original project funding goal was $4,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Margaretha Ubels

Project Coordinator
Accra, Ghana

Where is this project located?

Map of Support Education for Street Children in Ghana
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