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Ahaban Christmas Cup

On 2nd December 2017 we kicked off our second Ahaban Green Christmas activity  which was dubbed as the “Ahaban Christmas Cup” and held at Gomoa Fetteh. It is an initiative to develop talent and promote education through football. The bus took off from Accra around 7am and due to traffic arrived at Gomoa Fetteh around 10am. The competition kicked off at around 11am.

The tournament was between 4 teams namely :

. Gomoa Soccer for Change F/C

. Tus Marialinden

. Fareeda F/C

. Unity S/C

The players were aged between 9 years to 15 years.

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Gomoa Soccer for Change emerged as the winning team for the second time and took home the prestigious Ahaban Christmas Cup alongside some training accessories.

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Player of the tournament was Peter who won an Academic scholarship from Ahaban GLF.

The tournament finally ended at about 4pm.

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Big shout-outs to our awesome volunteers who mentored and also acted as assistant coaches to the teams during the competition.

Rave Media Group Supports Ahaban’s “Christmas on Wheels”

Christmas is a season of love, a time to bring joy to the less privileged in the society and put smiles on the faces of many. It is to this end that the Ahaban GLF in partnership with the Rave Group on Friday, December 16 decided to embark on the “Rave- Ahaban Christmas On Wheels” donation drive.

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The drive saw several people on the streets presented with donated items from sponsors as well as threats including food, drinks, toys among others. The donation drive began at the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange through to some major streets of Accra pass the 37 Military Hospital, Movenpick Ambassador Hotel and ended at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital in Adabraka. They were over 30 volunteers involved in the exercise from both Ahaban GLF group and Rave Group (and its subsidiaries), who were brought together for their mutual love of sharing.

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In an interview with the media, the CEO of the Rave Group Ruddy Kwakye, touched on the objective for this partnership. According to him, Christmas is a great time to think about helping people on the streets,

We planned providing them with food, toys clothing and also spending time with them to enable them experience the joy of the Christmas season. Giving love warmth and hope”. Partnering with Ahaban for Christmas on Wheels following their numerous activities throughout the year gave us the opportunity to do so. He continued.

Rave Ahaban Christmas On Wheels, is an event organized by the Rave Group in collaboration with Ahaban GLF as part of its social responsibility to give back to the community. Rave is committed to helping in as many ways as it can. The Rave Group manages; Rave Marketing solution, Media Vault PR, Content Vault and VirDge Digital.

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Ahaban’s Green Christmas 2016’ (Dec 2nd – 24th)

whatsapp-image-2016-11-22-at-8-03-27-amAhaban Green Leaf Foundation (GLF) is embarking on a series of events next month to support the underprivileged in society.

The initiative dubbed ‘Ahaban Green Christmas.‘ will round up what has been an eventful year so far for the non-profit organization: launch of Ahaban Educational Fund, painting the wards of Princess Marie Louie and Ridge hospitals and other notable charity events.

Leaders of the NGO say the second edition of the initiative which starts on December 2 to 24 is to “give back the joy of the season.”

The events planned for the period includes donations and projects at Teshie Orphanage, Royal Seed Orphanage, Gomoa Fetteh and the principle streets of Accra. It will end with the Berla Mundi Christmas Party in collaboration with the Berla Mundi Foundation on the eve of Christmas day.

To volunteer or donate towards Ahaban’s Green Christmas charity events call +233 20 152 2291.

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Ahaban GLF is a humanitarian organization (non-profit) dedicated to working with communities across Africa to tackle our developmental challenges by reaching out holistically to those in need and helping them reach their full potential.

 

Right to Food Campaign Launch

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Volunteers from Ahaban GLF joined ‘Food for all Ghana’ to say no to food wastage and also got other parties involved to help channel excess food to those who can’t gain access or afford a meal. Together we launched the Right To Food campaign at the Press Center during the first Food For All Conference on the 26th & 27th of May.