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Ahaban Green Camp – 6th Edition

The 6th edition of the Ahaban Green Camp Session happened on 19th May 2018 at Kathy Knowles Community Library.

We started off with a reading session in four (4) groups which were assisted by Ahaban volunteers. The kids read books on moral lessons in life which came in different titles like Humility, Generosity, Honesty, Truth etc. After reading, they were asked questions and what lessons they picked up from the stories read.

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We then moved on to the next session which were the Screen Printing and Bead Making Sessions. The kids were divided into two groups. A practical example of the bead making was done to show them how to create a bracelet  there after they were asked to try their hands on them. Awesome bracelets were produced by the kids. In the screen printing group on the other hand, the kids were shown the basic steps of the screen printing process after which they tried their hands on them.

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The kids were treated to refreshments after the session.

Huge thanks going out to the Director and workers of the Kathy Knowles Community Library for given us the opportunity to have time with the kids and help them learn new skills. Secondly, big thanks to Mrs. Pascaline Songsore for donating books to the Green Camp Session and not forgetting our volunteers that came through to help out.

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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.