#Ghana60YearsOn: #MightyAfrican stories, thoughts and hopes

We called it the GhanaThink Foundation because we thought (and would continue to think) about Ghana. It's been more than 12 years since GhanaThink was born. It's also been a while since I did a blog post, or even wrote a piece for this #mightyafrican blog . Today is a great day to break that duck. Ghana is 60 years old ! We are celebrating, marking, reminiscing, criticizing, strategizing, thinking and doing.  I love #Ghana so much. It's great to mark #Ghana60YearsOn . #Morevim 4 all that we do. #GhanaAt60 : Less talk, more action. More vim to that. — Ato Ulzen-Appiah (@Abocco) March 6, 2017 To be frank, I am not as excited about Ghana, mostly because of our growth pace, development we can fell in around us and in our pockets and the politics and antics I've seen that are hurting Ghana and don't seem to be abating. However, I have always been excited about Ghana. More than 10 years ago, I decided to stop bothering and focusi

Barcamps are back to batan - Participate in Barcamp Accra 2022

We call +Barcamp Accra the Father Christmas of Barcamps. It normally happens on the Saturday before Christmas but the festive season is not the main driver behind this choice. It is to cater for allowing Ghanaians from all over the world to meet, those in Ghana and in the Diaspora. The Borgas have been arriving and we can see it in the Accra traffic. Or in the dollar-cedi rate? For 2 years, Barcamp Accra has not happened, due to covid and other reasons. Barcamp Accra is back on Saturday, December 17, 2022 ! Join a network of change-makers, doers, and entrepreneurs at an event where you can learn, share, network, and be mentored . If you cannot join in person, join us via the #bcaccra hashtag on social media! Barcamp Accra 2022 is a free networking event to bring people together for a day of learning, sharing, networking and mentoring. It is happening on Saturday, December 17 at the Volta Hall Dining Hall, Legon, Accra. The theme is around Finance, Personal development and Innovati

Activities Around National Volunteer Day 2021 (#NVDay21)

September 21 is NVDay! National Volunteer Day (NVDay) is an initiative of GhanaThink Foundation ’s Ghana Volunteer Program , which seeks to encourage volunteerism in Ghana, on or around every September 21st (Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day). It is a  holiday! For additional guidance, see past #NVDay activities via #NVDay on social media. Our hashtag is  #NVDay21 . Many of this year's activities have been listed on our  Facebook event , join and share with your friends to spread the word! Here are some activities you can participate in or inspire you to do something in your own corner.  More are loading - stay tuned to the hashtags for more! Blood donation drives via the National Blood Service The Korle Bu Blood Bank & Southern Zonal Blood Centre at Korle Bu are taking blood donations all week! Whatsapp the National Blood Service Ghana at 0277501010 to find a location nearer to you! Learn more via this link Reading Clinic in Buduburam on September 19 Contact: 0247513124 Read