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Eight Students Promoted to Year Two of Life Academy

Eight Students Promoted to Year Two of Life Academy

Last February Touch A Life launched Life Academy, a new program to provide vocational training opportunities and life skills development for eight young adults. These students were rescued from child labor situations along Lake Volta as teenagers,...

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Survivor Care After the Rescue: Remember

Almost two months ago Remember was rescued from a forced child labor situation along the banks of Lake Volta in Ghana. Since living at the Touch A Life Care Center, he has been learning to live in freedom with his new (big!) family.   Remember has...

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Painting Projects in the Ghana Art Center

Each weekend the Touch A Life kids gather in Connor Creative Art Center for art classes and art healing sessions. Kwame, our Art Center Director, teaches classical painting techniques and traditional West African art styles. This month, some of our...

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Sharing Culture through Archaeology

When Leah McCurdy heard that her mother would be visiting the Touch A Life Care Center in Ghana for the second time, she had an idea. As an archaeologist and lecturer at University of Texas at Arlington, Leah is interested in educating and...

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A Party for Everyone

Earlier this year a team from Coppell, TX, visited the Touch A Life Care Center and threw two incredible parties! The first was a big birthday party for every Touch A Life kid. Since some children came to Touch A Life with no birth records, our...

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New Child Rescued Rescued from Slavery in Ghana

  A 10-year-old boy has been rescued from slavery on Lake Volta and is now safe at the Touch A Life Care Center. Last week a boy named Remember was brought to our Care Center by Ghanaian Social Services. Just ten years old, he was reported to...

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Photo Essay: School Day

Photo Essay: School Day

A typical school day for a Touch A Life child is a far cry from the days of forced labor that shadow the past. Dressed in neat uniforms, carrying school supplies and books in new backpacks, elementary and middle school students spend the day at a...

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How to Make Education Sponsorship Work

If you want to become an Education Sponsor for a Touch A Life child, but need some help with ideas for raising the $125 each month, here are some great ideas that our team has seen from our amazing donors.     For more on becoming an...

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Photo Essay: School Mornings in Kumasi

Photo Essay: School Mornings in Kumasi

It is Monday morning and school is on the mind of each child at the Touch A Life Care Center in Kumasi, Ghana. Photographer Nancy Borowick followed a group of Touch A Life kids as they prepared for a school day and boarded their bus to a private...

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Seven Children Who Need Sponsors

At the Touch A Life Care Center in Ghana, there are over 70 children who are given a safe and loving home, far from the dangers of trafficking and child labor. Our generous child sponsors commit each month to ensure that every child has housing,...

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