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As part of celebrating World Water Day, we took the opportunity to visit some of the communities ENA has provided with access to portable drinking water. In 2016 we built a well here in Sherigu-Nyorkokor for the benefit of these 447 students and the additional 600 residents living within the community. We love that these healthy children are now spending their days getting an education rather...
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03/20/2017 at 18:59. Facebook
Sharing our progress on the deep water well and reservoir we built in Ethiopia on the blog today! And a heartfelt thank you to the Watkins family for making this possible!
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ENA Brings Water to 10,000

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Engage Now Africa
03/18/2017 at 20:04. Facebook
Thank you again to our partners, including this group from KCM, who came to the court house in Uganda in support of Justice for Hope. Yesterday we won a huge case that sent sent the witch doctor/trafficker who kidnapped, tortured and left Hope for dead to prison for 45 years. He is 60 years old so he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Prosecuting traffickers in the court systems is one...
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Engage Now Africa
03/17/2017 at 16:21. Facebook
BREAKING NEWS!!!

ENA and its partners, Kyampisi Childcare Ministries, and Freedom Now International won a major legal victory today in Uganda’s High Court.
For over a year now we have been working with the head of Uganda’s Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) to prosecute a witch doctor/child trafficker that goes by the name Waswa. Last January,
2016 ENA and partners helped the Uganda...
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This video of Muyamba and his adorable class made our day! Muyamba received an education loan from ENA in order to obtain his teaching degree. He has since repaid his loan and now supports his family by teaching this combined class in Rucara Village in the East Region of Namibia. Congratulations on your success Muyamba! We can tell you are a wonderful teacher and your students are lucky to...
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We are so excited to share that this sweet little girl has successfully undergone her first of three cleft lip and palate surgeries. Thank you to Smile Train and the private donors that helped make it happen! #cleftbaby #cleft #cleftpalate #cleftlipandpalate #cleftcutie #cleftawareness
ENA Adult Literacy participants in Ehi, Ghana proudly marched as a group in a parade for Ghana's Independence Day. We love seeing their excitement and enthusiasm for their accomplishments and participation in our program! What a perfect way to celebrate Independence Day! #IndependenceDay #Ghana #AdultLiteracy #ENAliteracy #parade #MarchingInTheParade #NeverTooLate #NeverTooOld
ENA held its largest Adult Literacy Graduation Ceremony ever today! We had over 500 people in attendance for our 200 adult graduates in Gupanarigu, Ghana. Mr. Issahaku, the District Director for the NCCE (National Commission for Civil Education), Alhaji Yussif Yakubu, the Chief of Gupanarigu, as well as many community elders and community assembly members attended the graduation. Also, Mr....
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Happy International Women's Day to exceptional, hard-working, bright and strong women everywhere. Your determination to provide for your family, learn new things and improve inspires us! #InternationalWomensDay #SheInspiresMe #UN
Many believe that the body parts of people with Albinism can transit magical powers. They are hunted, maimed and even killed by witch doctors in many parts of Africa. According to VOA News, "A U.N. expert is calling for urgent action to curb attacks on people with albinism who are killed and maimed for their body parts." We are on the front lines trying to raise awareness and create...
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UN Official Issues Urgent Call for Protection of People With Albinism

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Normenyo Afi at the age 62, is one of the many adults in Dzodze-Penyi, Ghana who is learning to read, write and speak English. She never had the privilege of attending school contrary to her wish because according to her, "...it is perceived in those days that women are supposed to get married, give birth and assist their husbands in their farming activities." 62 years down the line, Afi could...
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ENA rescues 12 young children from slavery in Ghana! We are so excited to be able to officially announce that after a long undercover operation, we were able to rescue 12 children, ranging in ages from 6 to 14, from forced labor slavery! These children have been forced to work on fishing boats on Lake Volta in Ghana. ENA's David Kofi Awusi, Director of Ending Modern Slavery in Ghana, led the...
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Our February Newsletter was distributed today! Learn how our "I am a Human Being" Forum is spreading awareness about protecting people with Albinism.

February Newsletter

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We love that the European Parliament has called on African countries to “end the impunity that surrounds the persecution and killing of Albinos.” We support this call to action and have seen firsthand the suffering those with Albinism face in some African countries. Through education, awareness, and the prosecution of those who are responsible we can save and change lives!
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End Impunity For Attacks On Albinos, Euro MPs Urge

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Since the age of 14, Alexander has always wanted a career in Technology. This drive guided his decisions on the courses he pursued in senior high school and also gave him the inspiration to work hard in school. After completing senior high school, he was accepted into Capecoast University to study Computer Science. But, he couldn’t afford to attend and had nowhere to turn to borrow the money....
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Lactating mothers gather at ENA’s Lyn Maternity Clinic in Bo, Sierra Leone to listen to a health talk by the clinic’s charge nurse. During this particular talk they are learning about the health benefits and importance of exclusively breast feeding their babies for the first six months of life. We have loved caring for these women and their babies through pregnancy, prenatal education, birth...
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Lydia, a 32 year old ENA Adult Literacy student, demonstrates her new reading skills! Lydia is one of the top students in our class in Kumasi, Ghana and we are so proud of the progress she is making! #dedication #inspiration #adultliteracy #NeverTooLate
Richard, ENA’s Director of Africa Operations, stands with the governor of the Kavango East Region of Namibia. ENA met with the governor, his 6 counselors and constituencies to establish a partnership. The government has agreed to work with ENA to support 60 orphans and vulnerable children in their respective regions. This is the first time we have been able to partner with the government in...
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Samuel is a proud store owner who overcame considerable challenges to achieve his dreams. Samuel is partially disabled and an orphan who did not have a place of his own to call home. After attending ENA’s business training program for 6 months, he qualified to receive a microcredit loan from ENA to start his own shop. Today, Samuel runs a successful business that has allowed him to rent a...
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We had the privilege of distributing 200 of our new ENA Adult Literacy Manuals to 20 of our facilitators from the Eastern region of Ghana today. These facilitators will now each teach the program to 10 new students. We are so excited to see the lives of 200 adults living in Abomosu, Kade ,Akim Oda, Asunafo, Kwabeng and Adeiso, Ghana change forever! Education and literacy will be the first step...
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