Astute broadcaster Nana Aba Anamoah has launched her non-governmental foundation known as ‘Raising Readers Ghana Initiative’ at Bukom Park in Accra.
The foundation in partnership with Tigo Shelter for Education seek to cultivate and promote reading among Ghanaian children aged between 6 and 13 years.
Among personalities present at the event were Charlotte Osei (Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana), Honourable Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye – Member of Parliament of the Odododiodoo constituency, Roshi Motman, CEO of TigoGH, Sarkodie, Yvonne Okoro, Sandra Ankobia and many others.
Launching the ‘Raising Readers Ghana Initiative, Madam Charlotte Osei who was the special guest of honour advised school kids present at the event to develop habit of reading, adding that a nation without readers is a nation of doom. She also donated her childhood books to the foundation.
Speaking at the launch, Nana Aba Anamoah, CEO of Raising Readers Ghana Initiative advised parents not to compromise the education of their kids. She added that the Initiative will soon be inaugurated in most schools in Ghana.
School pupils who participated in various reading competition were given prizes.