A head above ground: Alex’s story

“You’ve got to look after yourself. Stick to the surface and don’t go too deep. If you do, it’s not my problem!” At 18, Alex should be studying for his final year exams at Senior High School. Instead, he’s restarting his first year at Junior High School and advising...

The Power of a Good Book

It’s #WorldBookDay! The power of a good book can not be overestimated. You can be transported to faraway lands, learn about fascinating new topics, or see your own thoughts and feelings reflected in the pages. Beautiful pictures, poetic prose, and smooth pages...

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...

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...