ARE Ghana wins honours
Action for Rural Education Ghana (ARE Ghana), a local NGO has been awarded with excellence in Urban and Rural Development by the Millennium Excellence Foundation at a Ceremony held under the distinguished patronage of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Great Hall in KNUST.
The ceremony which was attended by dignitaries including the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and Former President Rawlings, acknowledged the Excellent contributions of ARE Ghana in alleviating rural and urban poverty through education, governance and health interventions in the past 14 years.
Founded by a team of National Service Persons led by Kofi Asare, ARE was registered in 2002 and began operating in the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District, after which it gained national prominence over the years. The organization now works in over 90 communities in Ghana with projects in basic education, HIV and local level governance. In an interview with Kofi Asare, Executive Director of ARE Ghana, he intimated that, his teams motivation to facilitate social change and economic prosperity to the poor has been given a boost by this recognition.