Night 4 Nets was the first night basketball event inCapeCoastand was a community education program to create awareness for Malaria prevention.  Winners of the 3 on 3, half court matches were given bed nets, in addition to winning fan competitors who made jump shots.  Participants came from Tema,Accra, Buduburam Camp, Takoradi, andCapeCoast.  The Pistons from [...]

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  • Jan 13 20122 item1 HCI Helps 8 Boys to Obtain Basketball Scholarships

    Eight long-time participants of HCI were granted full room and board toGreatLampteyMillsSchoolinAccrato continue their education after junior high.  HCI advocated on the part of the 8 boys and was instrumental in getting an invitation to show their skills to the school’s coach.  All 8 boys were selected and have already [...] Read more

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  • Jan 10 20123 item1 Donations from Sports for Change Australia Makes a Difference

    [caption id="attachment_169" align="alignleft" width="300"] Donated kits from SCF[/caption] HCI contacted Sports for ChangeAustraliato receive support from the International NGO.  SFC agreed to support HCI and raised 1,000 Australian Dollars to buy jerseys, sneakers, floor paint, lights, rims, and to facilitate general repairs.  Participants of the ‘Night 4 Nets’ event hosted by [...] Read more

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  • Jan 02 20124 item1 5 HCI Girls Return From ‘Hope 4 Girls’ in Nigeria

    [caption id="attachment_160" align="alignleft" width="300"] From Left to right: Ajata, Nana Ama, Matilda, Johanna and Cecelia[/caption] In November of 2011 HCI received an invitation from Hope 4 Girls Africa to participate in a National Camp inLagosNigeria.  Hope for girls is NGO that focuses on empowerment of disadvantaged African girls through sports, using [...] Read more



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Hoops Care International (HCI) is a non-governmental organization located in the community of Amanful in Cape Coast, Ghana. It officially began in 2008 as a program to empower youth in the community through sports. Since then, it has grown to include care and outreach surrounding health and education. HCI works closely with youth from twelve schools in Cape Coast, along with single mothers, teen mothers, and handicapped individuals. In addition to running regular activities and programs surrounding sports, health, and education, HCI also coordinates events to address important issues. HCI has made a significant impact with its programs already, and always looks for new ways to support and empower community members


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