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 […]
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 […]
The outbreak of COVID-19 has affected the lives of many and has brought a halt to economic activities. Therefore, economies have had to rely on ICT to keep business activities in progress. This means that a lot of people who are not digitally inclined will lose out on their jobs and businesses and or be […]
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 […]