Changing Society One Student at a Time
Exponential Education is working on empowering both boys and girls to become social change agents in their communities in Ghana. Expo works with Form 2 students in Senior High School in the Kumasi area. The two programs that work to create social change agents are the Girls’ Leadership, Empowerment, Action Program or LEAP, and the Boys for Positive Change Program. These programs meet once or twice a week at their respective schools. While Ghana has made many improvements in h
Who should talk to kids about sex?
"If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters." Nora Ephron The rate of teenage pregnancy in Ghana is high. Every year the number of teenagers getting pregnant is growing, especially in certain regions. In my opinion, one of the causes of teenage pregnancy is lack of parental care and control. Some parents cannot provide their children’s needs: physical such as food, clothing or even shelter as well as emotional. Therefore, children find their own ways and me
Some beliefs and behaviours I wish Ghanaians could stop
Don’t get me wrong, Ama Ghana (Ama because Ghana was born on Saturday) is an awesome country! People of all tribes, creed, and religion live together in a land blessed with nature’s abundance. We have rights and freedoms, and the power to choose our leaders. What could have possibly go wrong, right? No country is without flaws. Our great nation is no exception. Some things about life in Ghana are just flat out dumb, it will make you look for a wall to bang your head against i