Since 2000, BASICS has been committed to its mission in Ghana by protecting the basic human rights of children to education, shelter, food and safety. We aid women and children living in unsafe environments and engaging in harmful activities (illiteracy, child labor, trafficking, child marriage, teenage pregnancy to school dropouts) which hinders their overall health, well-being and developmental growth. Our programs provide access to education, skills and opportunities to empower.
In the coming decade, we are committed to not only maintaining its existing programs but also elevating them to reach and impact even more children and communities in need. With two decades of experience, dedicating 365 days each year, we've gained profound insights into our communities and fine-tuned our organization. The next phase, spanning the next 10 years, will be dedicated to enhancing access to quality education in underserved communities. Our primary goal is to bolster school retention
UNESCO states: If all adults completed secondary education, we could cut the global poverty rate by more than half. A recent survey taken in Chorkor, Ghana, West Africa showed: 32.4% Attended Primary level but did not complete 9.9% Attended Primary and Completed 22.5% Did not attend school at all 16.9% Attended JHS and completed 9.9% Attended JHS and did not complete 4.8% Attending SHS and did not complete 3.6% Attended SHS and completed
Our goal is to give each child the opportunity to reach University level, but ultimately be a child. BREAK THE CYCLE Intervention program provides tutoring and mentoring after school to all children in the BASICS program. BACK2SCHOOL is a school sponsorship program which provides access to quality education . AKLOWAH Meaning Village in 'Ga' is a fresh-air STEAM based camp situated on eight acres of land that opens up a new world for urban youth during long school breaks and holidays.
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).