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Entertainment of Thursday, 7 August 2014

Source: Akpah Prince

Teen Age Build Ghana Launches Spelling Bee competition


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The maiden spelling Bee and Reading Competition of Teen Age Build

(TAB) Gh. commenced at Ve the (capital of Afadjato South District).

The competition which involves eight circuits will have the first part

among four circuits at Ve on Thursday, 7th August, 2014. The second

part for the remaining four circuits will be held at Have on Thursday,

14th August, 2014 and the grand final among the winners from both

circuit zones on Thursday, 21st August, 2014 at Hohoe.

The event which is under the theme; “Improving Literacy; One Word at a

Time, One Child at a Time” is a collaboration between Teen Age Build

Ghana and Afadjato South District Education Directorate with proud

sponsorship from Nneka Youth Foundation and Smart Eyes Magazine.

It is mainly to improve upon literacy among the pupils within the

district. Each of the 40 participants from primary 4 to JHS 2

representing their respective circuits will be given cirtificates of

participation, English readers and dictionaries. The overall winners

from each class level however have their next academic school fees to

be catered for by the Foundation (TAB).

TAB which was established on 14thDecember, 2013 was formally

registered at the Register General’s Department with the aim of

dealing hollistically, issues affecting the teenagers. Since the time

of its inception, the Foundation has carried out creditably

activities towards achieving its aims/objectives.

Among them include;

*.School to school talk programmes.

*.Community sensitisation programmes on issues affecting teenagers.

*.Series of radio programmes.

*.A successful launched of the Foundation.

*.Establishment of the Teenage Girls Empowerment Club (TGEC) in some schoools.

*.BECE workshop for the 2014 candidates of Afadjato South District.

For efficiency in operation, the Foundation has for two times also

organised workshop for the members.

Before the close of year, the Foundation is sure to host it’s

Teenagers Empowerment Summit in Ho, organised leadership conference

for prefects and headteachers within the Afadjato South District and

will also reach the schools on it’s itinerary that are not yet

reached.

In an interview with the President and Founder of the Foundation, Mr.

Divine Kpe, he profoundly extended his heartfelt appreciation to all

team members for their respective catalyst roles played in achieving

these remarkable successes. He again acknowledged their

partners/sponsors and in similar vein, called for more supports from

philanthropist and organisations.



Akpah Prince

akpahprince@ymail.com

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