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OVC CONNEXION Ghana increase Read, Feed and Lead target

Read Project
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OVC CONNEXION Ghana, a Non-governmental organization has increased its Read,Feed and Lead project to cover more children to improve their literacy level.

The project which initially covered 50 children at Ekon in the Cape Coast Metropolis have been increased to 80 to help improve reading and learning among them.

Throughout the delivery of the project, the team would organize a 40 weekly sessions of reading and mathematical tutorials where beneficiaries receive free exercise books, notebooks, shoes and school uniforms.

Mr. Isaac Okpoti Tsakley, the Central Regional coordinator in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) admonished learners to take the program serious and alerted parents of their roles in helping the learners to partake the exercise to develop the foundational skills in literacy and numeracy.

That formed the core of the Read, Fees and Lead program while developing community leadership among the learners.

He emphasized the need to support this vulnerable group by enhancing their English, Mathematics, leadership and life skills qualities at this young age so that they become responsible adults in the nearest future.

Mr Tsakley indicated that the focus of Read Feed and Lead is to move teaching and learning away from the hostile environment, focusing on the foundational skills of learners and making teaching and learning child centered, activity and play based.
Stakeholders were called to come on board to help the government in improving education for development in the country.

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