ATE News

Chief Executive trains for Santa Run!

Sarah Gardner, ATE's co-founder and Chief Executive, is in training for our 5km Santa Run on 20th December. 'Having spent Lockdown #1 eating Twirls and drinking Sauvignon blanc, i'm determined that #2 will be better for my health! I've started the Couch to 5k with the...

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Recruitment of an Interim Director of Operations

This is a really exciting opportunity to make a meaningful difference to the work of a fantastic small international development charity. Action Through Enterprise (ATE) is a looking for an outstanding candidate to direct and manage our vibrant programmes and...

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Educational Inequalities in Ghana

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed stark regional, social and economic inequalities in Ghana's educational system. On 16th March, days after Ghana confirmed its first case of coronavirus, President Nana Akufo-Addo announced indefinite closure of all schools to curb...

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Winner of a Global Good Award!

ATE is delighted have won a Global Good Award in the Community Partnership category for our innovative BizATE work carried out in partnership with Commercial Education Trust. BizATE is a small business development training programme which tackles deepening poverty in...

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The Plight of a Disabled Farming Group in Lissa

I had the unique privilege to visit some  farmers who are into Dry Season Farming. Spending time with farmers, on the farm, learning about their work was an eye-opening experience. Lissa farming group was one of the farms I visited. This is a farming group of disabled...

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Rufina’s Story – Small Business Owner

The impact of Coronavirus is being felt by all businesses around the world. To help us understand the economic impact of COVID-19 in Lawra, the ATE team have been out in the community, talking with all of our small businesses, monitoring how they have been affected by...

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Olivia’s Story – Student at Biro JHS

The longest vacation period basic schools have in Ghana here is after the third term. This is the period between early August to early September. A time students really long for. They buy the books, uniforms, school sandals, school bags, and basic home necessities by...

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Ali’s Story – Small Business Owner

The virus, COVID-19, has had a huge impact on our daily personal lives and businesses. Markets were closed, borders closed, restaurants shut, buses parked and long distance travels terminated. It was a long, unproductive but resource consuming months. These months...

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⭐️ EXTRA TICKETS AVAILABLE ⭐️
With just over an hour until our celebrity quiz, we’ve upgraded our zoom account to allow more of you to join us! Get the zoom link by donating £5 here: bit.ly/atexmasquiz
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⭐️ EXTRA TICKETS AVAILABLE ⭐️
With just over an hour until our celebrity quiz, we’ve upgraded our zoom account to allow more of you to join us! Get the zoom link by donating £5 here: bit.ly/atexmasquiz

We are very excited to announce our next Christmas Quiz host, the fantastic radio presenter and author, James O'Brien!

Join us with the author of 'How Not To Be Wrong' live on Saturday night (might be a handy book to read before the quiz)!

James joins Jon Snow on the line-up this Saturday night from 7:30-9pm, live on Zoom. Tickets are £5 per household, with all proceeds going to our Rebuild campaign, helping the people of Lawra recover from the pandemic.

Purchase your tickets here for some festive fun: bit.ly/atexmasquiz
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