Children
 Ghana
Project #3553

Support Education for Street Children in Ghana

by Special Attention Project (SAP)
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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.
$750
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

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!

Solution

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.

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!

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.sapghana.com
Website SAP

Organization Information

Special Attention Project (SAP)

Location: Accra North - Ghana
Website: http:/​/​www.sapghana.com
Project Leader:
Margaretha Ubels
Accra, Ghana

Funded Project!

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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