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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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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My Average Day at Work Does Not Look like Yours

— On July 5, 2018 by

My day begins every morning at 6:45am when I leave my hostel to head for the tro tro. What’s a tro tro? It’s the main form of public transportation in Ghana, but no it’s not a bus. It’s a big van that seats 4 rows of people; personal space does not exist, and you must […]

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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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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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Being a gift to the world through volunteering

— On July 26, 2016 by

This article describes how volunteering can be a gift to yourself and others and is based on an interview with a young man, who volunteers at Street Children Empowerment Foundation (SCEF) in Accra/Ghana. When he was a child he had always wished to help the less privileged, because he saw people begging on the road side, and […]

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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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