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  • Global Board Visit in Ghana

    In March, Global Board member Monica Lindstedt - founder of Hemfrid, and Advisory Board member David Orlic - Co-Founder & CEO of Anyone, together with our CEO Sofia Breitholtz and a business delegation from Sweden arrived in Accra, Ghana - to spend the next three days experiencing first-hand the impact created by driven social entrepreneurs, meet local partners of Reach for Change and explore the interesting city of Accra.

    Check out a video with impressions from the visit on our Youtube channel

    “The Board visit to Ghana was a redefining moment for us. Having the opportunity to showcase our work and give Board members a better picture of the impact we have achieved over the last decade.”

    Solomon Twum, Country Manager Ghana


    A Visit to Young At Heart

    Together with the Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden Accra, Abuja and Dakar - Jöran Bjällerstedt, the delagtion met with Change Leader Martin Bruce and the Young At Heart team in Koforidua, the capital town of the Eastern Region of Ghana, and got to see their work to bridge the learning gaps of students of Little Flower School with digital skills through their custom-built gamified app called "Ananse The Teacher".


    Citi FM Radio Interview

    Sofia Breitholtz and Country Manager Solomon Twum joined the anchorman of a leading English-speaking radio station’s morning show, Bernard Avle of Citi FM to speak about our ecosystem development activities over the last decade. Check out their interview on Citi FM's YouTube Channel.


    Partnering for Change Ghana

    Together with the BMW Foundation, Reach for Change Ghana gathered over 75 local and international partners, social innovators, business leaders, investors, and development partners in Ghana at the exclusive Partnering for Change roundtable event.

    Solomon Twum shares more insights about the event and the local social entrepreneurship ecosystem in this blogpost.


    A Visit to Perbi Cubs

    The delegation joined Naa Anyele Perbi, the founder of Perbi Cubs and students of Vine Christian School in East Legon, Accra and experienced how Perbi Cubs is building a transformational learning community, using a combination of in-school programmes and a digital platform to improve the reading and comprehension of the students. 


    Accra City Tour 

    There was no better way to climax the Global Board visit without a walk down memory lane and a good meal! On the final day of the visit the delegation toured the famous locations of the city of Accra to learn about the history and culture, including a walking tour of James Town (aka British and Dutch Accra) for visual evidence of colonial rule and how the natives lived and survived some of the dark days of Ghana’s history.