Buɣim Chuɣu (Fire Festival) in Dagbon

Buɣim Chuɣu (Fire Festival) in Dagbon || HOPin ACADEMY  The Buɣim Festival among the people of Dagbon in Northern Ghana is one of the most important holidays well known among Dagombas, Gonja, Mamprusi, and Nanumba, all living in the Northern part of Ghana. The fire festival in the Dagbanli language is called “Bugum Chugu.  It is […]

UPshift, a Pathway to Self Employment and Community Development Leveraging Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation.

HOPin Academy in collaboration with UNICEF Ghana and Generation Unlimited has launched the UPshift Program in three (3) regions of the North of Ghana which is,  Northern Region (Tamale), Savanna Region (Damango), and North East Region (Walewale).   The overall objective of this project is to support 200 adolescents and youth in these areas with marketable […]

Applications Open for the Empower Social Entrepreneurship Program

  Ready to create a valuable solution for positive change?  You’re invited to participate in the Empower Social Entrepreneurship Training Program June 22 – July 1, 2021  Learn how to: Identify and create new opportunities Develop a business proposal Deliver value to the Tamale community The Empower Social Entrepreneurship training program will help you learn […]

Open Applications for UNICEF Startup Lab 2021

UNICEF and its partners, including MeltWater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) and HOPin Academy, are excited to welcome twenty young startups into the second cohort of the UNICEF Startup Lab beginning February 2021. This six-month program will accelerate startups with innovative, open-source, and market-driven solutions addressing complex problems that impact children and young people in […]

PAPERLESS ADMINISTRATION SYSTEM (PAS): Creating a Reliable System for Storing and Retrieving Information in Ghana

Ghana Tech Lab in partnership with HOPin Academy organized a six-week intensive training on web development. Mumuni Rahama Mbanba and Ibrahim Rahima were fortunate to go through this training to become full-stack web developers. With the skills they acquired through this training, they decided to solve a problem in their community by harnessing technology. In […]

Pa’ba In Techpreneurship. Accelerating Female Digital Inclusion in Ghana

The world we live in is rapidly becoming digital every day which has continuously affected our everyday processes and how we relate and interact with people even at our work and business places. This has also influenced the recruitment requirements at workplaces, such that one must at least be an ICT literate to secure a […]

Internship Experience at HOPin- Zakaria Raha

My name is Zakaria Raha, a third-year Development Education Studies student at UDS Tamale Campus. I would like to talk about my internship experience in this article.  Have you wondered why students graduate school, undertake national service and most of them end up joining what is commonly known as unemployed graduate students association? This happens […]

Sports For Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

HOPin Academy is an entrepreneurship ecosystem support organization in Northern Ghana, that provides pragmatic and innovative approaches towards exploring the various fields of entrepreneurship with the aid of technology. We are excited to embark on the project named SEED (Sports for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development) in partnership with FANT (Football For A New Tomorrow). FANT is a humanitarian […]

HOPin Academy’s Take on COVID-19

The COVID-19 Pandemic is a global outbreak affecting almost all the countries in the world. The pandemic has led to socioeconomic disruptions, cancellation or postponement of social events, closing down of schools as well as the spread of fears all over the country and the world at large. HOPin Academy would like to encourage the general public […]

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