John is an American currently in Cape Coast. His love for basketball brought him in contact with Hoops Care. He helps in running various training routine on the basketball court on a daily basis. John, who is over seventy shows strong determination in what ever he is doing for the kids. He has gone as far as donating a [...]

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  • Mar 17 20122 item1 First Annual Martin Holdbrook Memorial Event

    [caption id="attachment_122" align="alignleft" width="158"] Family and players at the event[/caption] In March, 2010 a member of the HCI family, Martin Holdbrook tragically passed away.  On March 17th, 2012 HCI hosted it’s first annual Martin Holdbrook Memorial event at the HCI court.  Members of Martin’s family, staff from the Cape Coast Technical [...] Read more


  • Mar 12 20123 item1 Anti-Malaria Bed Nets Distributed

    [caption id="attachment_133" align="alignleft" width="159"] a beneficiary an her baby[/caption] New mother in the Amanful, and Brofredu districts received bed nets from HCI staff on March 12th.  Staff members visited the homes of these new mothers to help hang the nets and talk about the importance of protecting yourself and your family [...] Read more

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  • Mar 09 20124 item1 Milo Junior Ball Comes to Cape Coast

    On March 9th HCI had the pleasure of working with Rite Multimedia and Milo to host the 2012 Central Region Milo Junior Ball competition.  More than 500 people showed up to watch basketball, dance and rap competitions.  Mfantisipim JHS took first place in b-ball, narrowly beating Catholic Jubilee whom took second [...] Read more


  • Mar 06 20125 item1 Successful Race for Peace

    More than 100 youth and community members participated in this month’s ‘Race for Peace’ on March 6th.  The race was organized by HCI to promote peace and tolerance, specifically among teen boys, before the upcoming presidential election.  Participants listened to speeches about acceptance, peaceful contest, and fair competition.  In addition, [...] 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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