Comfort Appiah


Investing In a Community, One Child at a Time

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The name of my school, Ahobrase Academy, means "humility." In 1998, I had the idea to create a small nursery in my home. Day after day, I saw children aimlessly wandering the streets and not in the classroom. In Ghana, like many other places, getting an education is critical for success. So everyday when my husband left for work, I would secretly teach children from within my home. I would go into the community and invite children in, many who were hungry and unclothed. Slowly I began to build a school that not only provides access to education but also offers children a safe place where they could bathe and eat. We became a family.

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