Our Junior High block is complete!

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Our Junior High classroom block was completed in March 2016 using our 2nd and final year grant from the Marr-Munning Trust.  We now have four complete classrooms and can set up our science lab using funding we received from an anonymous Dutch donor last year.  We have classrooms ready for our JH2 and JH3 classes […]

Water of life

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Thanks to a generous grant we have been able to sink a borehole to provide clean piped water to the school and nutrition centre. This means the mothers and pupils no longer have to spend time fetching water and can more easily put into practice what they learn about hygiene. Washing hands before eating and […]

Birthday Celebrations!

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Neesim Primary School and Neesim Nutrition Centre are both now five years old and in January 2015 we held a big celebration with traditional music and dancing, speeches, testimonies and performances from our school children. The regent of Gushegu came, along with his sub-chiefs and his musicians who arrived sat on top of the car, […]

New computers, new opportunities!

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In December 2014, thanks to a generous grant from a British charitable trust, we were able to replace the 8 ailing computers in Neesim Primary School’s computer lab with 20 high quality re-furbished computers, fully networked and with internet access! IT skills are increasingly important in the Ghanaian job market, but few people in rural […]

The great Ghanaian bake off

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Malnutrition in Gushegu District is predominantly the result of a lack of knowledge about how to provide a balanced diet . In July and August 2014, thanks to a generous grant from World Vision Ghana, we were able to conduct cooking demonstrations on the use of moringa (a highly nutritious leaf) and soya beans for […]

Neesim Primary School is complete!

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In September 2014 we added our final Primary 6 class making Neesim Primary a complete school. We now have 268 pupils in eight classes, with ten teachers and two teaching assistants. We were also delighted to be able to begin the academic year with enough complete classrooms, something of a luxury after the last few […]

Building update

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At the start of the school year we were one classroom short and were forced to create a temporary divide so that our Primary 4 and Primary 5 classes could both be taught in one classroom.  This was far from ideal as the children were cramped and the barrier did not keep out much of […]

Introducing Thomas…

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We would like to introduce you to our new Project Coordinator. Thomas has joined the Project Share team to oversee and develop our projects. He is full of charisma and enthusiasm for the work here. We look forward to working with him and hope that his experience in agricultural development in particular will enable us […]

Sports report

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We recently had our first football matches against a neighbouring school in Gushegu town. The first was between our teaching teams, and we had a sound victory, 2-0. The second was between our pupils. Our team gave a valiant effort but unfortunately we lost 4-1.

Neesim teachers get creative

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We recently ran a couple of training sessions on arts and crafts, as some of our teachers struggle with teaching this subject. It is difficult for some of them to be creative and to use the materials as they never had the opportunity to do this when they were at school.