Light for Children December 09′ Report

17th of February 2010

Light for Children December 09′ Report

An Amazing year! A big thanks to all volunteers from around the world who support Light for Children on the ground and in your home countries. You guys make things move forward!



World AIDS Day celebration at Sawua in collaboration with 3 volunteers of SANN at Sawua. There was HIV Journey of Hope presentation at Sawua JHS and a durbar and free Voluntary Counseling and Testing for the community. About 70 people took advantage of the opportunity.

1/12/09A participant at the Voluntary counseling and Testing room

Light for Children participated in the launch of the Adolescent Sexual Health in West Africa Report in Accra at the British Council Hall by Plan Ghana.


Celebration of Ashanti Regional AIDS Day at Bekwai Adankranya. Light for Children mounted a stand and displayed pictures of its activities. Others were beads (bracelets) made by its Care and Support group with technical assistance by Misaki Asari a JICA volunteer with the organization.

In attendance were Ashanti regional Minister, the Bekwai Municipal Chief Executive, the regional HIV/AIDS co-ordinator and other dignitaries and chiefs. The organization distributed the HIV/AIDS red ribbon to the dignitaries and others at the durbar grounds.


A quiz competition was organized by Gabby a volunteer of LIFOC who works at Mampong Nsuta. It involved 5 junior High Schools at Nsuta. LIFOC supported the programme and prizes ranging from a computer with accessories, a set of football jerseys, a volleyball and 1 football and other consolation prizes. The District Education and District Assembly supported the programme.


There was a presentation of the MAM project activities at the Miklin Hotel. The MAM team from GSMF and Fizer International were present as well as other implementing partners.


Workshop on Early Childhood Development by Commission on Children Ashanti Region for all District Chief Executives and NGOs.


LIFOC monthly socialization was organized as part of its Care and Support programme at the Kumasi National Cultural Centre.


Eleven volunteers arrived from Sweden to volunteer for LIFOC.


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