Percy discovered his talent in the creative arts at a tender age of 6 years and had since been committed to using his talent to influence his peers to go to school. Percy is a dedicated teacher who is working with students in Ghana in areas of creative arts to help them identify their talents and to promote child education.
The Foundation’s desire is for every child to succeed regardless of their economic, education and location. In his career, he has been a role model for many people in his community and across the country. Percy looks forward to continuing his energies toward
Most children in these villages are faced with significant challenges, including low self-esteem, poor grades, absenteeism from school, and low school enrolment that negatively impact their studies and ability to compete with students in other regions and Ghana’s major cities. Additionally, the children’s clothes, school fees, uniforms, and school supplies (backpacks, textbooks, writing utensils, etc.) are either inadequately supplied or absent. This is due to their parents’ insufficient household income or complete lack thereof.
Most of the family are into subsistence farming which is woefully inadequate to feed their families and take care of their children’s school’s expenses.
In view of this, most children do not have the opportunity to attend school and enjoy the future benefits that receiving an education can bring them and their families. Students who are fortunate enough to enroll in school sometimes must drop out to support their families’ farming efforts, leading to increasing numbers of drop-outs who do not have employable skills to earn an adequate income. This fuels the poverty cycle, dimming the prospects of brighter futures for these students, their families,
DGF’s "Play To Learn Project" will be implemented in all schools in Ghana with its target being students in primary school within the ages of 5 to 14 years. These are formative years to attract kids to school and make the school work engaging to the students.
The project was introduced by Percy Sackey who is also the Director of DANCEGOD FOUNDATION. Popularly known as the "Dancing teacher", Percy is a dedicated teacher who works with students in Obo-Kwahu in areas of creative arts to help them identify their talents and to promote child education. Percy’s approach is leading by engaging, rather than by instructing, directing, frightening or punishing. He believes this approach encourages the kids into school and once they are enrolled, other areas of study will follow.
Percy Sackey, Director of DANCEGOD FOUNDATION is a creative arts teacher at Obo-Kwahu. He discovered his talent in the creative arts at a tender age of 6 years and had since been committed to using his talent to influence his peers at that tender age to go to school. Percy is a dedicated teacher who is working with students in the Obo-Kwahu in areas of creative arts to help them identify their talents and to promote child education.
Felix Ampadu Anokwa, Executive Director of DANCEGOD FOUNDATION is chartered Banker and holds a Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Felix has over 20 years extensive experience working with youth groups in churches and communities. He has over 15 years’ experience in customer service, customer relationship management and commercial sales in the leading shipping in the world. He discovered Percy Jackson at Obo Presby B Primary School and has since worked to promote activities of Percy Jackson Gh Foundation.
Solomon Tettey is a youth group (that champions child’s education) president within the Kwahu enclave and a social communicator who graduated from the University of Health and Allied Sciences. He is responsible for concept writing and acting a Public Relations Officer.
Nii Cortei Clottey has extensive experience in the music and film industry in Ghana. He is responsible for putting logistics together for our activities and directing role play in the field of acting by the kids.
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