Connecting The Dots Africa, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has thrown a mammoth new year party for over nine hundred (900) children in Akyem Tafo, Abuakwa North Municipality of the Eastern of Ghana on the 1st of January, 2022. The children were served with assorted foods soft drinks, accompanied by music, dance and bouncing castles.
According to Nana Adwoa Adusei-Peasah, Project Director, the first edition which was held last year, 2021 was limited to Old Tafo-Akim children but decided to extend it to New Tafo-Akim hence the numbers.
She further hinted that, plans are advanced to organize series of events in 2022 and include children from other surrounding communities.
Explaining the motive behind the gesture, Nana Adwoa Adusei-Peasah said, Connecting The Dots Africa, having their focus on children and the youth in the areas of health, education and youth development which was adopted from the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
“We believe that, where you were born, situations or circumstances should not affect you in anyway to reach your maximum level you want to attain in life. Our aim is to help build the capacity of the children and the youth to be self sufficient in the areas of education, health and development which we adopted from the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The last year’s event motivated us to make it an annual event to serve the purpose of Christmas, which are love and happiness to put smiles in the faces of the children in our community.” Stated Nana Adwoa Adusei-Peasah.
She further admonished the gathering, to be very focused in all they do for there is no limitations in life.
Mr William Arhin, Executive Director of Connecting The Dots Africa, also explained that, the COVID 19 pandemic affected their activities and he is hopeful that more educational programmes will be organized in 2022 by their NGO to build the children’s literacy levels.
He added that youth forums will be organized to build the capacity of the youth in the community.
He penciled sponsorship as one of their major challenges and thanked all benevolents who sponsored the event and called for more hands on deck to do more.
The Executive Director advised the children and youth to be serious with their education, be disciplined and put God first in all they do.
By Nana Kwasi Asare