Female school drop-outs to go back to school as first lady launches ‘because I want to be’ project

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Adolescent girls who have dropped out of school have the chance to go back to school, thanks to the ‘Because I want to be’ project which was launched by the first lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

The project targets such girls and affords them the opportunity to pick up the pieces and go back into the classroom to complete their studies.

Nine communities along the coast of Greater Accra Region will benefit from this initiative.

Performing the launch yesterday Tuesday December 11, 2018, the first lady said ‘’a higher education in girls will give them a better chance on improving their lives contribute to national development’’.

Source: BestNewsGH.com

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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