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...

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...

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...

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...

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...