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Atuolokuu’s Story – SNAP Mother

Atuolokuu is one of the members of our SNAP (Special Needs Awareness Programme) Lawra group - she is the mother of a sixteen year old disabled child. She deals with firewood and farming, for herself and her family's survival. COVID-19 has had a significant impact on...

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The impact of COVID-19 on school children

Education forms an essential part of our everyday life, which goes beyond what takes place within the four walls of the classroom – it could be formal, informal or non-formal. These different types of education sometimes take place in varied ways, and in varied...

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World Humanitarian Day – Rexford Benon

On this World Humanitarian Day, 19th August, members of ATE team give their thoughts on what it means to be a humanitarian aid worker. Here are the thoughts of Hub Manager and Administration, Monitoring and Evaluation Leader, Rexford Benon, here: We are living in a...

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World Humanitarian Day – Kaamil Issahaku

On this World Humanitarian Day, 19th August, members of ATE team give their thoughts on what it means to be a humanitarian aid worker. Read the thoughts of ATE's Special Needs Awareness Programme Leader, Kaamil Issahaku, here: I have been an aid worker for some two...

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World Humanitarian Day – Sarah Gardner

On this World Humanitarian Day, 19th August, members of ATE team give their thoughts on what it means to be a humanitarian aid worker. Here are the reflections of founder and Chief Executive, Sarah Gardner: The founding principal of ATE was to directly respond to...

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World Youth Skills Day

In light of World Youth Skills Day on 15th July, we want to take a moment to reflect on youth in Lawra Municipal and the importance of equipping youth with entrepreneurial skills, now more than ever. There are some very sobering facts reported globally on the high...

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United Against Racism – #BlackLivesMatter

Like many people around the world, we are deeply shocked and outraged by the recent racially motivated events in the United States. The murder of George Floyd (as well as Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and too many others), the subsequent state-sanctioned violence...

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Fear, Pride and Heartbreak – by Sarah Gardner

The last 2 months have been a whirlwind. A rollercoaster of emotions, and (another) steep learning curve. In the days that followed my realisation of what the pandemic could mean for ATE, I was deep in fear and anxiety. I was kept awake at night with a series of...

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ATE’s COVID-19 Response Timeline

For so many of us around the world, we have been faced with unprecedented challenges in a turbulent and scary time as we enter the fifth month of the global pandemic, COVID-19. Our work in Upper West Ghana was immediately threatened when the cases of Coronavirus...

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INCREDIBLE! HOW DID HE DO IT?

Started in 2012, ATE is a charity organisation with the goal to reduce, if not to eradicate, poverty in Lawra. A number of programs were strategically put in place in order to tackle this old and well known issue. Among the programs is the one we call BizATE which...

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Action Through Enterprise - ATE

Earlier this month, we were delighted to win silver at the Global Good Awards! Our award was in the Community Partnership category, for our innovative BizATE programme working with entrepreneurs in rural Ghana, supported by our partners Commercial Education Trust.

Here are our Ghana Team in Lawra celebrating the win!

#globalgoodaward #entrepreneurs #smallbusinesssupport
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Earlier this month, we were delighted to win silver at the Global Good Awards! Our award was in the Community Partnership category, for our innovative BizATE programme working with entrepreneurs in rural Ghana, supported by our partners Commercial Education Trust. 

Here are our Ghana Team in Lawra celebrating the win!

#globalgoodaward #entrepreneurs #smallbusinesssupport

"Paulina is now 8 years old and living with special needs. She is one amongst the many beneficiaries of ATE that was sent into main stream education in 2018. Just like her peers, she was also enjoying some of the interventions, until the recent coronavirus menace."

We’re proud to share first hand stories of how the people of Lawra have been impacted by the pandemic. Read Kaamil’s piece on Paulina and other families like hers, here bit.ly/35gVsP0

#RebuildLawra #ourpandemic
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Paulina is now 8 years old and living with special needs. She is one amongst the many beneficiaries of ATE that was sent into main stream education in 2018. Just like her peers, she was also enjoying some of the interventions, until the recent coronavirus menace.

We’re proud to share first hand stories of how the people of Lawra have been impacted by the pandemic. Read Kaamil’s piece on Paulina and other families like hers, here bit.ly/35gVsP0

#RebuildLawra #ourpandemic

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Brilliant piece 👍

A fantastic piece of writing by the wonderful Kaamil Issahaku

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We're writing thank you letters in the office this morning!

Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to our Rebuild Campaign so far, we are so grateful. With your help, we will repair the damage made from the pandemic in Lawra, and Rebuild for better.

To support the campaign, see bit.ly/aterebuild
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Were writing thank you letters in the office this morning!

Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to our Rebuild Campaign so far, we are so grateful. With your help, we will repair the damage made from the pandemic in Lawra, and Rebuild for better.

To support the campaign, see bit.ly/aterebuild
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