By: Shalom Lumor|MyKuulFMonlone| Sept 1, 2017
It was a success worth celebrating when over 2,878 children gathered at the Nneka Youth Camp for the third edition at Ve-Agbome in the Afadjato South district.
The camp, dubbed World Changers camp, saw over 2878 teenagers with 1582 girls and 1296 boys from the Ningo Prampram district of the greater Accra region and children from Hohoe, Kpando municipal, Ho west, Ho Central Afadzato South, North Dayi, South Dayi and Nkwata district in the Volta region.
An initiative of the Nneka Youth foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization in the Volta region, the summer camp provided the participants with the to socialize, learn new things on personal, physical and spiritual development.
The camp programme which was divided into four zones hosted the children for 6 days each for zone, and started on started on the 30th of July and ended on the 25th of August 2017.
The youth were taking through on educative and moral segment including Social Media, Sexual Reproductive Health, Problem Solving capabilities, learning skills, Tolerance, and Drug Abuse.
The campers also had opportunities to learn lessons on arts and crafts including Beads Production, Jewellery making, Slippers Designing, Basketry, Painting, Cassava Flour Making, Bracelet designing,
Executive Director of the Nneka Youth Foundation, Madam Cecilia Fiaka said that, the purpose of the camp was to raise a generation of change makers who will change the status quo.
“These children must be different, that’s why we are helping them to learn new things, new ideas, make good decisions that will propel them into the future”
“It was amazing to see the children come out with very creative and innovative arts and crafts. This was topped up by lessons on basic Entrepreneurship and Savings,” she added.
The annual event was supported by Milicom Ghana Ltd, Ashfoam, Olam, Stanbic Bank Ghana, Rlg, Reach For Change, Accra Mall Pharmarcy, Promasidor, Indomie, Right To Play, Chasca Pharmacy, Goil Ghana. Ltd Unilever Ghana, Junior Graphic, Japan Motors, Clever Magazine, and Other Individuals, including dedicated Volunteers, we transformed the Lives of Thousands of Children From Under Served Communities.