In an effort to empower girls and women in Information Communication Technology, a ‘Girls Can Code’ contest was organised for selected Basic Schools in the southern sector of Ghana with six girls from each selected basic schools in Eastern, Greater Accra, Volta, Central and Western Regions presented their projects at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE).
The six girls who represented Trinity Presby Model School, Adweso-Koforidua namely: Julia Duncan Glavee, Abigail Enyonam Agbogbo, Lois Abordo Nuerki, Abena Korantemaa Ohene Agyei, Adwoa Baah Ofori Asare and Jennifer Awako emerged winners of “girls can code” southern sector contest.
The programme which was attended by many dignitaries including the Mr Stephen Baffoe-Director of Finance and Administration, Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, Mrs Benedicta Seidu-Director, Girls Education Unit, GES and a host of others saw the presentation of the projects by participants from the five regions from the southern sector, participants from the Trinity Presby Model Schools were selected to represent the southern sector.
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Two of their projects were selected and chosen to represent the southern sector for the impending National Contest. The projects were Website on Girls-Girls Fashion and Quiz Game on Countries and their Capitals.
The Girl Child Coordinator at the New Juaben Municipal Education Office, Ms Benedict M. Addo in a short address praised the six girls who represented the school and region for heroics and encouraged them to keep working hard to excel in the national contest this year.