A statement on the importance of the charity from Naa Puowele Karbo III, Paramount Chief of Lawra Traditional Area. The speech was made at the opening of Mettoh School (2014).
An introduction in 80 seconds
Meet Amos: a teacher trained through our scholarship programme
A meal for each child, each school day
Symbols of hope in poor communities
Abu is a young boy living in a village near the Black Volta river in northern Ghana. He has no school to attend and his life is extremely difficult. His days are generally spent helping his parents, with household chores, with farming and with fishing. In periods when there is little food (particularly during the ‘dry season’) he is out in the savannah hunting for small animals to ease his hunger.
The story of Abu, and way in which Savannah Education Trust aims to help children like him, is told in this new film called Children of the Savannah. It can be viewed online, or is available as a DVD free of charge to supporters.
Highlights of the opening ceremony at our first school (2006)