Nine college students of St Monica’s Senior Large University at Mampong in the Ashanti Region have been honoured by a neighborhood NGO, Smile for Kid, Ghana for their perseverance to group service.
The ladies took part in a group support programme the place they collected utilized sachet water plastics from littered areas of the university and offered them to recycling companies.
The remaining year pupils who experienced voluntarily participated in the group service venture took household a laptop and certification of participation.
Smile for Kid, Ghana is an NGO with the goal of unlocking the potentials of in-knowledgeable, vulnerable but smart young ladies.
The ladies underwent a single of the 3 programmes of corporation acknowledged as, ‘I made it’
“The overview of the job is synonymous to a extensive journey an individual embarks on, no matter whether rough or easy, tricky or simple, tough or comfortable, the journey requires its study course and all that matters is if the specific would make it to the conclude.
“Starting the challenge is rather the less difficult component of the journey sustaining it till the conclusion is what matters, that’s why the identify ‘I designed it’,” claimed Government director, Dorcas Naana Nusi.
Apart from group service, the programme focuses on character making, basic knowledge and instructional journeys.
As portion of the programme, the awardees have been paired with regional and foreign mentors who will help them in the up coming four several years.
“The girls have subsequently been paired with mentors in the United Kingdom, United States and in Ghana. This crew of mentors are poised to aid these ladies with suggestions and challenges that they may possibly appear throughout in their up coming levels of enhancement,” she pointed out.
The awardees, who are closing calendar year students have now handed more than their sites to the next batch of 14 women.
“I was a very shy individual when I joined the team but now I’m really confident,” a person of the awardees, Sherifa Arimiyawu confessed.
Established in 2002 by a donation of outfits to people of Obenemase a rural community in the Ashanti Location, the group has prolonged its things to do to the Japanese and Larger Accra locations.
The other two programmes: ‘My dream’, supports needy but fantastic high faculty pupils.
Beneath the programme, three young children have been ready to finish their tertiary and superior education and learning.
The past one, Target, presents ladies and children in deprived communities with livelihood and academic guidance.