Press Release

Playground – Empowering young people in Ghana to build their dreams

02 July 2021

On 2 July 2021, in Jamestown, Accra, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Delegation of the European Union to Ghana, the Sports for Education and Economic Development (SEED) Project and DUNK Grassroots, together with some 200 youth, inaugurated the newly renovated basketball court at the GaMashie Development Agency.

The renovation and inauguration are part of a project titled “Playground” that was created to empower young people to create viable alternatives to irregular migration. It leverages the educational power of basketball to equip the youth with life skills and self-resilience. [Read more]

Playground – Empowering young people in Ghana to build their dreams

IOM Communications Officer

Juliane Reissig

IOM
IOM Communications Officer

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IOM
International Organization for Migration

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EC
European Commission

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