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Independence and Freedom

On this Independence Day, school children in Lawra are proudly marching to celebrate Ghanaian freedom. They wear freshly pressed uniforms, shining white socks and moisturise their skin until it gleams, hold their heads high and march in perfect unison. They are proud...

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My visit to Ghana volunteering with ATE

I have just returned from my trip to Lawra in the Upper West region of Ghana. I returned the day the snow came to Hungerford so it was quite a contrast to the 33 degrees I had enjoyed for the past 3 weeks. However being cocooned at home for the weekend looking out at...

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A new library at Karbo Primary School!

In January, Kate Regan and Carol Shanahan made a trip all the way to Lawra to help Karbo Primary School renovate their library. Books had been provided by ATE in 2014, but without a positive learning environment and education on HOW to use them, the books were not...

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My Trip to Lawra, by Charles Gardner

Highlights of My Visit to Lawra (January 2019) I have just returned from Lawra in the Upper West of Ghana, having spent 2 weeks there. My primary purpose was to work with the ATE Ghana staff on delivering our training to the ATE-supported small businesses, I also met...

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Job Opportunity in Lawra!

Recruitment of SNAP Play Scheme Coordinator Do you enjoy working with disabled children and their families? Are you kind, enthusiastic and compassionate? Would you like to help ATE improve the lives of people in Lawra? If the answers the above questions are all YES,...

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High-Ho! High-Ho! Off to Ghana I go!

Following a recent talk at a U3A coffee morning by Sarah Albeboure, the Chief Executive, of a local charity ATE (Action Through Enterprise) based in Ramsbury, I am off to volunteer in Ghana!! I met with Sarah a few weeks after the coffee morning as I said I would like...

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ATE’s Christmas Newsletter

2018 Christmas newsletter Newsletter No: 10 – Christmas 2018 A message from ATE’s Chief Executive: I can hardly believe it’s been over six years since ATE began. It’s been an incredible journey… From our beginnings as a family-run, volunteer-led, tiny organisation, to...

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