After a successful campaign in funding the construction of a maternity ward in the village of Akim Kwameng, Sycamore Trails is going to be raising funds for a borehole for the maternity ward and medical clinic. When the ward is completed, it will be in dire need of a clean water source to bring water […]Read More
In 2016, led by efforts of Principal Lindsay Allen, Southbury Elementary School (Oswego, IL) raised over $6,000 to refurbish an old school building to use as a library and computer lab.Read More
Two Pennies Ministry has had a presence in the village of Katakyiase for six years. We’ve sent teams of teachers to do professional development with their teachers. School children from several schools have exchanged penpal letters with students there and we have sent computers and books to be used by the school. In our discussions […]Read More
Less than $2 a day The people of Akim Kwameng are nearly all farmers. Their major harvest is the yearly cocoa bean harvest. The income they obtain for this is nearly everything they earn each year. Most of the farmers in the village earn less than $2 a day, with many earning significantly than that. […]Read More
Over the Christmas seasons of 2017 and 2018, First Baptist Church of Elgin raised over $25,000 to give the gift of a medical clinic to the people of Akim Kwameng.Read More
In the winter and spring of 2019, the students at Sycamore Trails Elementary School in Bartlett, Illinois decided to take up the cause to build the medical clinic as a gift to the community of Akim Kwameng.Read More
The team went back to First Baptist and the church raised $12,000 to build a new church. Not only that, they sent a team of workers in December of 2012 to build the church alongside Ghanaian laborers and members of the church.Read More
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