G-1290

Science Education

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Project Description

Region: Africa

Country: Ghana

Location: Accra

Total Budget: $50,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy



The Rotary Global Grant G-1290, will impact the lives of 1,000 children and teachers in deprived communities, in Accra, by giving them additional science training in the classroom and by giving them additional English, mathematics, science, computer science and social science training as an extra curriculum activity. Our project will train the children to apply their Mathematics, English and Science education. We will focus on the kids from the Kanda Cluster Schools, and the Kanda Islamic Training Institute. These schools are Basic, Primary, and Junior High schools, in the Greater Accra Region District, in Ghana. The total project funding is $50,000.

The kids will be given standard tests to measure the impact of the extra tutoring. They will be given books and software and extra tuition. They will put together presentations, talks, and demonstrations and quizzes on English, Mathematics, and Science, using the knowledge they have gained from extra tuition. We will put together Astronomy training on a special software that can show the night sky on a laptop and projected on a wall.. The schools will be fitted with computer science labs and educational material. We will provide the school with a computer science library and reward some kids with a lecture on Astronomy, at the Ghana Planetarium.

We need help from you, your club, and district to raise these funds to reach our goal. This project is led by PE Dinah Bondzie of the Rotary Club of Accra East, District 9102, in Accra, Ghana. The plan is to submit this Global Grant around February or March, 2017. Please help us expand the minds of kids in Ghana with this project, so we can ensure a better future by teaching them to apply their education and that there is no limit to their abilities. For more information, please contact Dinah Bondzie at +233-20-818-3938 or via email at dybondzy@yahoo.com. Rotary Club of Accra East will be the host club in Ghana.

Primary Host Partner

District: 9102

Rotary Club of: Accra East

Primary Contact: Dinah Bondzie

Email: dybondzy@yahoo.com

Primary International Partner

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Project Status

Need $33,334
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Project listed for the 2017-18 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

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DDF

Total

There are no contributions yet for this project.

Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution

$33,334

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$33,334

Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation

$16,667

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$16,666

Total

$50,000

Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

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History Log Entries

17-Jan-17

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

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