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Day 10 in Kumasi: The Grande Finale

Day 10 in Kumasi: The Grande Finale

Introduction The day started at the Engineering auditorium, KNUST at 11.00am when all was set and a prayer from Albert, one of the participants, was said. Team leader Fatima continued swiftly with a brief welcome address before Prosper, one of the team leaders introduced Technology Without Borders and Recycle Up! Ghana to the audience whichRead more about Day 10 in Kumasi: The Grande Finale[…]

Day 9 in Kumasi: Team Building

Day 9 in Kumasi: Team Building

Group Presentations The day started with a shake-up session which was aimed at keeping the team active. Afterwards, the groups were made to present their ideas generated and developed with respect to their proposed solutions. Each group spent 10 minutes each for presentation and 5 for questions and comments. Brain-storming The groups resumed brain-storming sessionsRead more about Day 9 in Kumasi: Team Building[…]

Day 7 in Kumasi: Solution Phase II

Day 7 in Kumasi: Solution Phase II

Church Service The day started with a brief church service conducted by the participants before breakfast. Team leader John continued with Mr. Felix to introduce the day’s activities to the participants, and this was done after a game session dubbed “concentration” was was played with them. The mentors then took charge to develop their group’sRead more about Day 7 in Kumasi: Solution Phase II[…]

Day 5 in Kumasi: Experience Phase 2

Day 5 in Kumasi: Experience Phase 2

Time with Mariama: Up-Cycling Mrs. Mariama from Ghana Youth for Sanitation took charge after a short exercise to keep the team for used, with an UpCycling session where participants were taught how to make items from used ‘waste’ sachet rubbers. The team had hands-on knowledge of making flip flops, hand tags, sponge bags, skipping ropes,Read more about Day 5 in Kumasi: Experience Phase 2[…]

Day 1 In Kumasi: Arrival of Participants and Team, Get to Know Each Other

Day 1 In Kumasi: Arrival of Participants and Team, Get to Know Each Other

Arrival of Team As early as 10:00 am the team leaders began arriving as well as participants. Most of the participants came with their parents or legal guardians. They were registered with the help of Fatima and Samuella. As at 3:00pm, 5 team leaders, 23 participants, 5 mentors and 4 camp supports were present. OfficialRead more about Day 1 In Kumasi: Arrival of Participants and Team, Get to Know Each Other[…]