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Scholarship Student Pursues Mathematics Degree

Mohammed Osman Malik is a mathematical science major at the University for Development Studies, and is going into his second year of university in September. But seven years ago, just completing junior high school was difficult for him as his more »

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Yonso Project Scholarship Beneficiaries Make us Proud

When we set out in 2007 to help improve the living conditions of the rural poor, one of our main objectives was to help poor children have access to quality education. I knew as a poor child myself that there more »

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Mother’s Day Fundraiser 2013

Send a gift of love to your mothers and loved ones this year to say, “Thank you, Sweet Mother.” Donate to us in someone else’s name during this fundraiser and we’ll send them a gift! We will send them either more »

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Kwabena Danso Wins the Touching Lives Award

Our Country Director, Kwabena Danso, recently won the Airtel “Touching Lives” award in Ghana. Danso was a guest on a local talk show that made this short documentary about his life and The Yonso Project.

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The Akrofonso Community Library

The Akrofoso community is a farming community with a total population of about 1500 inhabitants. The town is located within the Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Asante Region of Ghana. The community is blessed with two schools with a more »

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Publicity stunt helps Ghana

The idea of an American innovator provides income for the deprived villages. Text and translation from Finnish: Petri Vanhanen Photos: Meeri Koutaniemi Published in Ympäristö-lehti 6/2011 Copyright Ympäristö-lehti 2011. All Rights Reserved. View the original article as a PDF  Mr. more »

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Danso speaks about the Yonso Project

Last fall, YP Country Director Kwabena Danso was chosen as a YouthActionNet Global Fellow by the International Youth Foundation. Here is Danso speaking with the IYF about the Yonso Project, development in Ghana, and how his outlook has been shaped more »

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YP internal finances overhaul

…grab the audience with a thrilling, lascivious title, I always say. So it may not be titillating but we are all sincerely very excited about our new comprehensive financial reporting system. The YP has grown a lot since it started more »

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