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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Jolien inspires to fundraise for street children!

— On August 24, 2017 by

Two years ago I had the chance to be in Ghana on an AFS program, during which I volunteered with Street Children Empowerment Foundation (SCEF) in Jamestown, Accra, Ghana. As a volunteer I was able to closely experience how SCEF impacts many street children’s lives, working on SCEF’s mission together with the whole team. I believe […]

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Over Half of our Students Can’t Read: Ghana’s Literacy Crisis

— On July 5, 2017 by

In Ghana, over 20% of school-going children have either dropped out or never enrolled in primary school in 2006. This statistic is likely to have increased. This has left many wondering what contributes to this statistic and how we can help. In 2015, the Ghana Education Service, RTI International and USAID carried out a national […]

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Sharing the Joy of Christmas 2016

— On December 17, 2016 by

  Dear friends of SCEF, Christmas greetings to you! Thanks to you every month some 1,500 children are able to enjoy our Learning Hub and improve the talents they have. On behalf of them, thank you for giving them this wonderful opportunity.   Now, before Christmas, about 20 children were rehearsing every day for the […]

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Giraffes at the SCEF Craft Lab

— On November 4, 2016 by

  The Craft Lab is a creative room where children paint, colour, do handicraft work and art. This is very important because it enables the kids to learn creatively, which is as valuable as the subjects they study in school. Children who can be very bad in the theoretic lessons may be the best in drawing. […]

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Walking for a good cause in Belgium

— On May 28, 2015 by

On 3 March 2015, one of our current volunteers, Florine, organised an event in Belgium to raise money for the medical cases of four SCEF beneficiaries. With the help of her family and her youth club (Patro Saint-Médard Ouffet) she set up a sponsor walk. The children of the youth club went around in their neighborhoods and their […]

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I am glad to be a SCEF godparent!

— On January 21, 2015 by

I became a godparent for two SCEF beneficiaries in April 2013. At this time the two boys were still teenagers and they went to Junior High School. Since then I have got many updates about their lives and their efforts in school. It’s always great to get updates and to read how my godchildren are […]

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Sharing the Joy of Christmas with SCEF

— On December 9, 2014 by

Christmas is one of the most popular holidays. Almost everywhere in the world people celebrate this time of the year together with their families and closest friends. Christmas is about love, joy and family. Also in here in Accra SCEF is going to celebrate Christmas with the street and vulnerable children of James Town. You […]

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