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Win-Bia Care Foundation Holds Second Best Brains Competition

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Win-Bia Care Foundation, a Non Profit, Non-Governmental Organization based in the Upper East Region and seeking to develop and inculcate the art of reading and writing in the children of the Upper East region, has organized the second edition of its Independence Day Best Brains Competitions, in partnership with A1 Radio in Bolgatanga.

All three areas of the Competition which seek to develop the writing skills of children and instill in them a sense of patriotism, saw students from various schools in the region battle it out in an Essay, Debate and a Live Radio Quiz Competitions.

The final of the Live Radio Quiz which took place at the premises of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the Upper East regional capital, saw students, parents and teachers come out in their numbers to cheer their contestants to victory.

The Quiz which is the headline competition of the Win-Bia Care Independence Day Best Brains Competition saw Mary Magdalene Tee, Adombilla Mathew and Fahaad Ayariga Yakubu answering questions from Pre-Colonial, Colonial and Post-Independent Ghana. After three successive rounds, Mathew Azidizan Adombilla of Fountain Gate International School in Winkogo, emerged winner while Mary Magdalene Tee and Fahaad Yakubu Ayamga were the first and second runner ups respectively.

Other winners on the day were 9 year old Owusu Oforiwaa Emmanuella, who emerged the winner of this year’s Essay competition. Alexander Wintuumah was the winner of the Debate Competition; Silas Amaltinga placed second in the debate competition.

Winners of this year’s competition were awarded with a Kiddie Account each from the First Allied Bank, a hamper from Rain Inn Supermarket and books from Derisco Bookshop.

In an address, an official of First Allied Savings and Loans reiterated the company’s commitment towards the development of children. The official maintained that, the children are the backbone of Ghana, indicating that, a little push was all they needed to see them make strides academically.

He indicated that, his outfit was ready and willing to support any program that is geared towards the proper upbringing of children.

Director of Win-Bia Care Foundation, Mrs. Zenabu Akuba during the presentation of the awards mentioned that, this was the organization’s little contribution to help inculcate in the children of the Upper East Region, the need to push themselves up in their education.

She noted that, children in the Upper East Region are handicapped with regards to materials needed for studying and that is what the organization seeks to address. She mentioned that, this competition was instituted in order to bridge the gap between children in the region and others in the Southern part of the country, when it comes to competitions such as this.

She indicated that, this competition will boast the confidence of children in the region to compete at higher levels to enable them soar higher and achieve greater academic exploits.

By: Offei-Akoto Ayeh | A1RADIOONLINE.com | GHANA


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