The Back 2 Basics Kid’s Foundation of Atlanta, USA recently held an equipment drive to benefit the participants of Hoops Care International.    We are expecting all of the boxes to have arrived by the end of February.  Tee shirts, basketball shorts, bags, and shoes were among the items that will be enjoyed by many HCI [...]


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  • Jan 10 20122 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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  • Aug 25 20103 item1 Brett Cave visits HCI

    An unexpected visit by Brett Cave of Atlanta, USA to HCI was another exciting time for the children. Although the children were expecting her visit  there was no preannounce time to. Therefore no one was expecting. The call came at about one hour to the start of the daily clinic. [...] Read more


  • Aug 13 20104 item1 Campus Crusade visits HCI

    [caption id="attachment_281" align="alignleft" width="300"] University of South Dakota and Dakota State University visit the HCI kids in Cape Coast[/caption] Female basketball players from the University of South Dakota and Dakota State University visit the HCI kids in Cape Coast and took them through a series of basketball drills. The children interacted [...] Read more

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  • Jul 15 20105 item1 HCI receives donation from St. Bonaventure Women’s Basketball

    [caption id="attachment_278" align="alignleft" width="300"] Priscilla Edwards presenting the donations[/caption] Smiles were once again on the faces of the children in the HCI daily basketball clinic when they received balls and sneakers sent to them by the Bonnies. Presenting the things on behalf of herself and collegues, Priscilla Edwards to the kids [...] Read more


  • Dec 28 20086 item1 HCI distributes recycle shoes

    As part of its project, HCi has distributed recycled shoes to some of the children in its daily basketball clinic which is held in Cape Coast. Since the program began in November, the number of children has increase on a daily basis and presently there are over thirty registered with [...] 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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