Stephen Addo, the founder of First Step Academy, began working 8 years ago with an organization that rescues and rehabilitates children who’d been trafficked into Ghana’s exploitative labor industry. Through Stephen’s first-hand experiences with hundreds of children and families in what know as “modern day slavery,” Stephen realized his vision to start a school in his own community where children could receive a quality education and families would be empowered and educated themselves about the importance of their child’s education.
With the continued support of our donors, First Step Academy subsidies over 95% of school fees and is able to continue to support children so they can let their light shine across Ghana and the world!
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