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Oshiyie School Project


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Ghana visit 2010
Oshiyie School

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Oshiyie School Project

  2. 2. <ul><li>From the beginning, mission workers showed compassion for the poor. They opened schools, hospitals and relief centers. The poor and oppressed heard the gospel and now they believe Christ included them in his inaugural statement (Luke 4:18). With a new sense of urgency millions of long-deprived people have come to believe that the earth holds sufficient resources to meet the needs of all if they are fairly used and distributed </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Conflict, disease, and other factors </li></ul><ul><li>are depleting the ranks of dedicated </li></ul><ul><li>and qualified teachers in Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Children are forced to abandon </li></ul><ul><li>studies and to assume adult roles, </li></ul><ul><li>including the roles of parents and </li></ul><ul><li>soldiers. Education plays an </li></ul><ul><li>essential role in the formation of </li></ul><ul><li>moral conscience, responsible </li></ul><ul><li>participation in democratic </li></ul><ul><li>processes, promotion of the common </li></ul><ul><li>good, and development of a holistic </li></ul><ul><li>understanding of human relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>We should energetically support the </li></ul><ul><li>efforts of other groups in civil society, in </li></ul><ul><li>promoting universal access to quality </li></ul><ul><li>education so that the hopes and </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities of Africa's youth might be </li></ul><ul><li>realized. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>With this in mind, the Educational Mission of Ghana’s children through Future Scholars of the World, Inc. is to provide the children of the Oshiyie School in Ghana with tuition, school supplies, clothing and medical supplies to accomplish the stated mission. </li></ul><ul><li>In helping others, we help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us. </li></ul>Mercedes Qualls, retired high school principal with Headmaster Steven Amessvor
  5. 5. <ul><li>We are attempting to completing a Junior High School to be located on the Oshiyie campus to enable the students to complete their elementary and Jr. High School education at the same school. </li></ul>Current school building
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Oshiyie D/A Primary School is located in Mallam, Ghana, West Africa. The project was started six (6) years ago by Adjoa Gzifa and Barbara Bryant after a visit to this village school to interact with the students. </li></ul>Proposed New School Building
  7. 7. <ul><li>We were so moved by the fact these children had so little yet were so hungry for an education that we decided to adopt the school and provide them with the means necessary to obtain an education. </li></ul>Student reading a book that was given to him on our visit.
  8. 8. <ul><li>Upon returning to the United States, a campaign was waged to raise the funds necessary to fulfill the mission of educating the children of Mallam Village. </li></ul>Raymond Ramos and Lascelles Aboagye distributing certificates and gifts to the high achievers.
  9. 9. Through the not-for-profit organization, Future Scholars of the World, Inc . the mission is being accomplished. Tuition and fees are paid for all children enrolled in the Oshiyie D/A Primary School. students are provided with uniforms, instructional materials and school supplies. A new school is being built on the campus to accommodate 600 students.
  10. 10. <ul><li>With your help, we can continue to fulfill our mission of educating the children enrolled in the Oshiyie School. </li></ul>Oshiyie Student
  11. 11. Lianna Steward, reading to the Kindergarten class, 2010 Lianna is 12 years old and an honor student.
  12. 12. Children of Oshiyie Village School 2010 The Male Initiative, students were listening to a lecture out doors.
  13. 13. Travel Group with Teachers of Oshiyie School 2010
  14. 14. <ul><li>For just $50.00 a year, you can sponsor a child at the Oshieye School, by paying for his/her tuition, books, and uniform and making a donation to the building project. </li></ul><ul><li>There are over 500 children in the school. All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. </li></ul>Donna Solomon, reading to Kindergarten class Students in the Kindergarten class.
  15. 15. Make checks payable to: Future Scholars of the World, Inc. 111-54 179th Street St. Albans, NY 11433 718-657-6266 [email_address]