Hope for Little Kuks One

— On February 7, 2019 by

Little Kuks is 8 years old. She is hyperactive and finds it difficult to speak. The only word she says is ‘’Ayya’’ Little Kuks is always wearing a smile, despite the challenges she is facing. She often comes to the Learning Hub to meet the SCEF staff and volunteers. We are happy that we are […]

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Sharing is Caring 2019

— On January 30, 2019 by

At SCEF, health care is one of our major concern, we believe children cannot be empowered if they are unhealthy. Providing health care programs on yearly basis is a norm. We show love by caring for the health needs of street-connected children through our health event christened ‘’Sharing is Caring’’. This year’s Sharing is Caring […]

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The Future is Female

— On December 6, 2018 by

As a young female reaches her adolescent stage, she is exposed to a lot of changes (physical and social). The decision she makes at this stage of her life goes a long way to affect her adulthood. It is therefore imperative for young girls to have a support system that will guide them through this […]

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Empowering Street Connected Children through Music

— On December 4, 2018 by

Hello to everyone, I would like to tell you more about our Christmas preparation and more about the reasons why music can be very important in everybody’s life. A famous rock singer once said: ” Music can change the world because music can change people!” and I totally agree. Music has many benefits especially for […]

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Empowering Street Connected Children through Play

— On November 26, 2018 by

Children easily get bored with everyday classroom lessons. Some may become dull during classes hours. The street and vulnerable child who goes through a lot of hustles and psychological traumas consider classroom lessons as a torture. Street and vulnerable children may lose concentration while in class because of their harsh living conditions. At times, teachers […]

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Empowering Street Children through Acting and Dancing

— On November 23, 2018 by

Hello, My name is Darya and I am from Helsinki, Finland. I arrived in Accra, Ghana, very late one Sunday evening a few weeks ago. My internship at Street Children Empowerment Foundation (SCEF) includes having empowering acting and dancing workshops with children after school activities. The children will be performing on the 15th of December […]

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Sharing the Joy of Christmas 2018

— On November 21, 2018 by

Christmas is celebrated across the world to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is widely celebrated and accepted in many countries. During Christmas schools and work places go on a break. Christmas holidays have become internationally recognized. It is a season of joy. Both the young and the old show appreciation to their families […]

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SCEF Library; A platform to improve children’s reading skills.

— On November 14, 2018 by

Reading is an integral part of education. Children can only perform well in school if they have good reading skills. They can only study social studies, mathematics, creative arts and other subjects if they are able to read and understand. Some children are privileged to have access to reading materials. However the street and vulnerable […]

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Volunteering for SCEF in Ghana

— On November 8, 2018 by

Hello, my name is Franziska and I am a volunteer from Germany working with SCEF. I am doing a voluntary service called “weltwärts” and I will be staying in Ghana for 11 months. I am  living with a host family for this time. I arrived on the 7th September 2018, which means that I am […]

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Social Work in Schools in Ghana: The Case of SCEF

— On August 1, 2018 by

According to THE CHILDRENS’ ACT 560 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, Part I, Sub-Part I: “The best interest of the child shall be paramount in any matter concerning a child” (Welfare principle). That is, children must be allowed to enjoy their rights to the fullest. Among the rights children are supposed to enjoy is the […]

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