The Children’s House

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Koffi’s venture will establish the first community center in Cote D’Ivoire, outside of the capital. The Children’s House will provide a place in which local elementary school children from the under-resourced Ashanti region can gather and cultivate a love of reading and develop their creativity.  Activities will include reading, painting, poem and story writing, spelling bees, movies, workshops, and mentorship.  This center for children will help launch them on a path to education, engagement, and success through fun, beneficial activities not covered by local schools or community organizations. The venture recently hosted a workshop encouraging kids to keep diaries to practice literacy skills and develop a creative outlet.