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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  • Oct 27 20112 item1 Mini Children Library Launched at Our Office!!!!

    One milestone in Hoops Care. The opening of a mini children library to serve the youth and children not only a part of our educational programs but also to serve the Amanful Community in Cape Coast. The books of the library was made possible through the kind courtesy of our partner, the [...] Read more

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  • May 26 20113 item1 Malaria Workshop for Basic Schools Successfull

    [caption id="attachment_591" align="alignleft" width="300"] Break Time[/caption] A one day workshop organize by Hoops Care in collaboration with ten selected basic schools in Cape Coast was a success. The essence of the workshop was not to only educate the attendants on malaria but the start of the "Promoting Good Health Among Children" initiatives which will be [...] Read more

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  • May 26 20114 item1 Over 400 Bed Nets Purchased!!!!

    [caption id="attachment_582" align="alignleft" width="300"] Insecticide treated net arriving at our office in Amanful, Cape Coast, Ghana[/caption] We are glad to announce that we have purchased over 400 insecticide treated bed nets. We would like to take this time to thank the people of Japan especially Nigatti Sports for raising over two [...] Read more

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  • May 25 20115 item1 Malaria Peer Education tested and it looks positive!!!!!

    Hoops Care is following a couple of the participants of the ProGHAC Club in some selected basic schools in Cape Coast. Cecelia is from Methodist C and we monitor how she hope to go about in educating the youth. We took her to Amanful where she started by first getting the children [...] Read more

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  • Apr 18 20116 item1 German Volunteer teaches ICT

    [caption id="attachment_574" align="alignleft" width="300"] Viktor during ICT training[/caption] Viktor is a volunteer on a six month service with Hoops Care. His placement is due to the current partnership between HCI and the DED, Germany. Viktor since his placement with us has been involve in various educational programs. He currently do instructional [...] Read more

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  • Feb 19 20117 item1 Daily Basketball Clinic Receives Attendance Boosts

    [caption id="attachment_561" align="alignleft" width="300"] Some of the new comers experiencing basketball for the first time[/caption] The number of children to our daily basketball workout clinic has increase dramatically. Yesterday we had close to 75 children in attendance. Most experiencing the sport for the first time. What was visibly noticed is that [...] Read more

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  • Feb 09 20118 item1 Extra Classes Going Strong

    [caption id="attachment_553" align="alignleft" width="300"] Some of the children during a class seaction[/caption] Since the commencement of extra classes for the children in the HCI program, we have not only seen an increase in the number of children who attend this thrice a week section but also an improvement in their curriculum. [...] Read more

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  • Jan 31 20119 item1 The Rights We Have As Humans

    [caption id="attachment_549" align="alignleft" width="300"] A girl ask question regarding human rights[/caption] Hoops Care has started to teach children in the Cape Coast areas on the right of Humans. The HR classes takes place twice a week on Coronation Street. The training video was donated to HCI by the Youth for Human Rights International. [...] 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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