Are your children your friends?

— On August 1, 2016 by

Kofi Ababio, a nine-years-old boy, hummed to himself softly a rhyme his teacher had just taught him in the class the previous day. He was headed to his friend’s house to play. This was his usual routine on weekends and Saturday was his best day. It was a day he always looked forward to, and […]

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The future is bright: help prevent teenage pregnancy

— On July 29, 2016 by

  Naa Momo realized she had missed her period for the month and she felt her heart beat fast as she stared at her malnutritioned two-year-old daughter lying on the floor. What was she going to do about bearing another child with a man who could barely afford one cedi? She knew the unborn child […]

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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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Job opening at SCEF: Project Coordinator (Fundraising, Administration)

— On April 22, 2015 by

Job opening at SCEF! Job opportunity: Project Coordinator (Fundraising, Administration) Opportunity type: Employment/One Year Volunteering Job opened: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Application deadline: Sunday, May 3, 2015 Job starts: Monday, May 11, 2015 Street Children Empowerment Foundation (SCEF) is changing the tears of street and vulnerable children on a pillow to a strong shoulder to […]

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Can we ever achieve social justice?

— On February 16, 2015 by

At the centre of many beliefs and creeds in the world is love. We all feel the need to be loved and to love. It is no wonder that the world has declared the month of February as “The Month of Love”. It is by no coincidence that the 20th of February has been declared […]

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Emmanuella’s story – Help her stand tall and walk through all that life has to offer!

— On February 4, 2015 by

Emmanuella’s mother gave birth to premature twins, a boy and a girl, through a normal delivery at Ridge Hospital on 2nd August, 2012. The twins were later put into an incubator for some time due to their health. Emmanuella, the girl, and her brother were discharged from the hospital while still having complications. Later the mother took Emmanuella to […]

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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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