EU Election Observation Mission Donates to S.O.I

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM) 2020, led by Chief Observer, Javier Nart , has donated the equipment and assets (laptops, office furniture and stationery ) that supported the EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) project in Ghana to Spread Out Initiative. The donation was made during an event organized in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the European Union (EU) and the European Union Election Observation Mission… Read More »EU Election Observation Mission Donates to S.O.I

SPREAD-OUT INITIATIVE AWARDED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM

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The most outstanding NGO in the Nima community, Sprad-out Initiative on Thursday November 19, 2020 was recognized for its critical role in boosting community interaction and engagement for international students. The NGO which is based in Nima- a suburb of Accra, was awarded at a ceremony to celebrate 50 years of collaboration between the University of California Education Abroad Program(UC-EAP) and University of Ghana-Legon. Organizers say the award was to… Read More »SPREAD-OUT INITIATIVE AWARDED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM

Nima, Ghana COVID Emergency Funding Request: A letter from CJ Spears(SOI volunteer).

Donate using paypal Today I am reaching out because I believe you can make a difference in the lives of our distant relatives in Nima, Ghana. We are all aware of how COVID and the consequent lock-down has impacted Black communities worldwide. Now, as always, unity and co-operative economics makes the difference between life and death. As of today, there are 641 confirmed cases of COVID in Ghana and 67 ventilators in… Read More »Nima, Ghana COVID Emergency Funding Request: A letter from CJ Spears(SOI volunteer).

Empowering women economically through soap making

The importance of women’s empowerment cannot be overemphasized. However, economic empowerment-as a component of women empowerment- is imperative in order to make women truly independent (Reduce their dependence on their husbands and their families.) It is in working towards achieving this that, SOI in collaboration with SAMMANI ( an NGO dedicated to create new opportunities for low income people living in Nima)organized a two (2) days intensive soap and floor… Read More »Empowering women economically through soap making

SOI conducts collaborative research on public space in Nima

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This was a collaborative research between Victoria Okoye and Spread-Out Initiative NGO on public space in the Nima community. This was a research working with SOI students on how the kids use public space with the use of photography, mapping, and storytelling. The research was led by Yussif Aminu Larry (Founder of Spread-Out Initiative) and Victoria Okoye (PhD Student at the University of Sheffield) with the help of the SOI… Read More »SOI conducts collaborative research on public space in Nima

Photovoice: Communicating with Nima Community through Photos

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In 2017 and again in 2018, SOI worked with Dr. Caridad Souza and students from Colorado State University (CSU) as part of a research collaboration. On the first visit in 2017, we had one-day program on storytelling by using photos with students (PhotoVoice). We met at Greater Care International School to discuss how the project would go on. Later, we moved into the community in groups with SOI students and… Read More »Photovoice: Communicating with Nima Community through Photos