The Kufuor Scholars Program has launched the Cell Not Hell project at the forecourt of the Kumasi Central Prisons. The project was initiated by fellows of the Scholars Program, the flagship program of the John A. Kufuor Foundation.
The initiative by the young scholars aims to upgrade the educational facilities within Ghana’s prisons to enhance their academic activities. It also seeks to advocate for better living and health conditions of inmates.
A lecture on “Leadership in Africa: The way forward” was held at the Jophus Anamoah Mensah Conference Center at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), on 23 March 2018. Dubbed “K-Talk” and organized by the Kufuor Scholars, the lecture initiated a new partnership between The John A. Kufuor Foundation and the University to promote good leadership among students.
I recently saw a picture which really dazed me for days after reading the quote accompanying it. The quote read, “Poor people walk miles to get food but rich people walk miles to digest food”. This is indeed inarguably true after I recapitulated some events, after looking around my community and also stories about poverty stricken countries and how they suffer to get even corn to roast and nibble on.
Four students of the University of Ghana have been honoured by the Dean of Student Affairs for winning the 2017 Kufuor Scholars award.
9 February 2016: Fourteen students from eight public and private universities in the country have received the Kufuor Scholars awards at an impressive ceremony at the premises of The John A. Kufuor Foundation in Cantonments, Accra. The awardees are the pioneers of the Kufuor Scholars Program that seeks to prepare future transformational leaders.