Over the past year, HCI has been running daily football and basketball practices for youth led by staff members. Recently, HCI has partnered with Holy Child, a nearby senior high school, to use their football field for practice in the afternoons. It is a very nice, well-kept field and HCI feels very fortunate to be [...]


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  • Apr 20 20122 item1 New Mother’s Workshop Hosted in Amanful

    On Friday, April 20th, HCI hosted the New Mother’s Workshop in the Amanful community. Claudius Thompson, country director, came up with the idea for this workshop while installing mosquito nets in homes and observing a mother pick up her child incorrectly. The workshop was held under a tent right in [...] Read more

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  • Apr 20 20123 St. Andrew’s School in the U.S. Fundraises for HCI’s Store Project

    HCI’s current intern from ProWorld Ghana, Liza Bayless, is a graduate of St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Delaware in the U.S., and made the connection with Claudius upon arrival that an HCI basketball player, Ben Bentil, is currently attending the school. In order to get the store project up and [...] Read more


  • Apr 13 20124 item1 HCI Takes On Accra for 2012 Milo Junior Ball Finals

    On April 13th, HCI escorted the Cape Coast Milo finalists, Mfantsipim, Catholic Jubilee, and Wesley Girl’s School, to Accra to compete in the 2012 Milo Junior Ball finals. Catholic Jubilee won an extremely close game in one of the first rounds of basketball, making a major comeback in the last [...] Read more


  • Apr 04 20125 item1 Benny Bonsu, HCI Ambassador, Visits from the UK

    After contacted by Claudius Thompson last year, Benny Bonsu, a talk show host from England and public relations officer of BL Sports, agreed to be the official HCI ambassador. On April 4th, she visited Cape Coast with husband, Lewis, and was introduced to HCI’s office and staff for the first [...] 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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