Fighting against poverty in the most fun way, Love Fair, Ghana’s biggest charity event organized in Accra annually since 2014 is hitting Kumasi this year. Slated for the 9th of December 2017 in Kumasi and 23rd December 2017 in Accra, Love Fair 2017 Themed “Bridging the Gap” will bring individuals from various charity foundations, tertiary institutions, youth ministries and corporate bodies together with street kids and children from selected orphanages with lots of food, music games.
In advocating for public inclusion in fighting poverty through orphanage support and street child care, participating organizations and the general public will donate school support materials, toiletries, clothing and food items to beneficiaries.
Working to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 1 (No Poverty), the event begins as the Love journey which is a series of skill development training exercises to all beneficiary organizations, spanning two months before its climax in December.
In preparation for the event, caretakers, teens and youth from beneficiary orphanages are taken through lessons in bead and soap making, empowering them with materials for mass production. Amidst fun activities on the day, products and artefacts produced will be exhibited and sold by caretakers to raise income to support the running of the homes.
Speaking to Project Coordinator and founder of ReachOut World Mission the organizers of the event, Miss Priscilla Naa Aklerh stated “Our team of young professionals from diverse backgrounds are excitedly working towards this year’s event.
Testimonies of impact from previous episodes including a refurbished classroom block at Joykol Needy Home just to mention a few, spurs us on to make more impact”
She opened invitation to interested volunteers and called on corporate bodies for partnership in impacting society working with high population of youth and adults involved in setting niche trends in society.
ReachOut World Mission is a duly registered organization in Ghana working towards achieving Sustainable Development goals 1,2,3,4 and 8. Working in rural and urban areas, the organization has impacted over 6000 children, youth and adults in the Northern, Eastern, Central and Greater Accra Regions of Ghana in the areas of Education, Health and Youth Empowerment.