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Supporting education in South Africa

At Balfour Primary School in South Africa, the Blue Skies Foundation is helping to fill a gap, says Mr. Pole, principle of the school. The government is supporting the school with food through its school feeding programme. However, in the past many children remained hungry and the food was wasted, […]

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Changing the perception of farming

Proud winner of the 2018 School Farm Competition, Gloria Efum is a teacher that had never previously farmed. But with hard work, commitment and optimism, she managed to overcome the prejudices of teachers and students, who thought that agriculture was just a distraction. A group of 3 teachers and 30 […]

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Discovering the future of agriculture

The Blue Skies Foundation is growing and so is its staff. Victoria Asamoah has been overseeing the School Farm Competition since 2018. She has a long-term perspective. Her vision is to make the agricultural sector attractive for young people. This is only possible, when the misconception of farming changes: Farming […]

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Building relationships with farmers

Godfred Alimo’s passion is agriculture. He is an award winning mango and fish farmer, who moved from Accra to the countryside to kick-start his career in agriculture and develop something for his children. Starting with 15 acres, the steadily growing demand for mango and valuable advice by the Blue Skies […]

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Providing toilets that save lives

Alistair’s passion is to see people’s lives change for the better. Initially employed in quality assurance at Blue Skies, he has been responsible for the Foundation in Ghana since the beginning. “The Foundation gave me the platform to reach out to more people and to drive to my passion.” Alistair […]

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Improving standards in Education

In her eleven years as headmistress, Rebecca Shiakor has seen a lot of change. When the Blue Skies Foundation started, she initially asked for a computer lab, however, when the council members saw the bad state of the school building, they jointly decided to tackle the basics first. This involved […]

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Inspiring the next generation

Belinda Assan was awarded best female student in the 2018 School Farm Competition. “Winning means a lot to me” she says, “because I did not have the basis for farming. In the beginning it was difficult, but after I got to know, it is now easy for me.” She was […]

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