Phi Kappa Phi Barbara Amoah Literacy Project
The Phi Kappa Phi – Barbara Amoah Literacy project
is a project of Sem Fronteiras Charity organization initiated for children of Akyem Achiase village and sponsored by Barbara Amoah and the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Coverage continue to expand to include children of other neighboring villages in the Swedru district of the Eastern region of which the Achiase village is part. On October 22nd 2015, the chief and people and children of eight schools in the Akyem Achiase Community with a total population of 980 gathered in a durbar for the launching of the Phi Kappa Phi – Barbara Amoah Literacy project. Amid dancing and drumming, school children were giving copies of Akosua Gyamfuaa Fofie’s fiction titled “Not this time stepdad”. in each school, each class was divided into a group of two or three people and each group given a copy of the book to read. After eight weeks of reading, the children shall be tested to determine who read the book and how well were they able to understand what they read. Rewards in the form educational game boards of scrabble and monopoly,
educational materials in the form of school bags, writing books, pens and pencils and a cash prize shall be given to top two of each class in each school.