The maiden spelling Bee and Reading Competition of Teen Age Build (TAB) Gh. commenced at Ve the (capital of Afadja to 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 certificates 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 14th December, 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 interiew 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.
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