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Applications Open For Miss Agriculture Ghana 2020



Miss Agric 2019

The Miss Agriculture Ghana project Pageant since its inception in 2017 has contributed in grooming some young women in various fields along the Agricultural value chain to take up Agriculture like any other profitable venture or as an alternative venture.

It is that time of the year where the search begins for Ghana’s Agro-Queen. Due to the current global pandemic which currently has no cure or vaccine but calls for a strong immune system to fight it, the producers of the Miss Agriculture Ghana project in collaboration with the Women in Agricultural Development under the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has uniquely channeled this year’s project to contribute in the fight of the Global pandemic COVID-19.

Hence the theme: “Building your immune system through food and nutritional security a fight against COVID-19”.

The project is for females between the ages of 18-35yrs with or without a background in Agriculture but believes she holds the keys to food and nutritional combinations that can build a good immune system to help fight the current global pandemic COVID-19 and its related diseases.

All one needs to do is send a page write up on the above theme for this year, stating the project to embark on incase selected as Miss Agriculture Ghana 2020. Email:


Visit all our social media handles @missagricultureghana for further enquiries or call on 0240042313 / 0541956735.

Miss Agriculture Ghana 2020 is powered by the Uniting Women for Agricultural Development (UWAD0 Foundation.



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Holy Child alumni illuminate the path forward amidst national school power crisis




In recent times, the narrative of power challenges in Ghanaian schools has escalated, with numerous public institutions such as Mfantsipim School, Accra Academy, and Mondo Senior High Technical School among others facing abrupt electricity disconnections. 

This persistent issue highlights the dire need for sustainable solutions in powering educational facilities, crucial for maintaining the quality of education.

Stepping into the spotlight with a pioneering initiative, the 1999 alumni of Holy Child School have set a remarkable precedent.

 In a bid to combat these electricity woes, these visionary women have successfully funded the transition of their alma mater to 75% solar energy. This initiative not only addresses the immediate problem of power outages and financial strains on the school’s budget but also serves as a beacon of climate-positive action with the potential for carbon credit benefits.

Founded in 1946 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Holy Child School has long stood as a bastion of educational excellence and societal impact in Ghana. Its alumni include distinguished personalities such as Ghana’s Ambassador to France, Anna Bossman; Goldman Sachs Vice President, Sabina Dankwah; and University of Ghana’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Amfo, to name a few.


The Solar Project

This solar project, a gift from the 1999 alumni commemorating their 25th anniversary and coinciding with the school’s 78th speech and prize-giving day, symbolizes a profound act of giving back and forward.

 In an exclusive interview with the Business and Financial Times, engineer Ing. Mrs. Sheila Enyonam Akyea, president of the year group, shared:  “This project builds on the foundation laid by our predecessors. We’re thrilled to extend their initial contribution, ensuring every corner of our school benefits. It’s our way of ensuring current and future students receive the same level of empowerment and opportunity we had.”

Project’s Committee Chair Ing. Mrs. Teresa Kyei-Mensah, mentioned the substantial investment the solar installation demands, emphasizing ongoing fundraising efforts.

she said: “Once completed, the initiative promises significant savings for the school and, by extension, the Ghana Education Service, redirecting funds towards essential educational resources,” she added.


Solar power, increasingly recognized for its affordability and environmental benefits, stands as a viable solution for Ghana’s educational sector and its broader climate goals. With abundant sunshine year-round, Ghana is ideally positioned to harness solar energy, reducing the financial burden on public resources while contributing to global carbon reduction efforts.

The project was completed in January 2024 after a 1-month testing phase. The year group eagerly anticipate the handover ceremony at the 78th Speech and Prize-Giving Day of Holy Child School in Cape Coast on Saturday, 9th March 2024 marking a significant milestone in their commitment to sustainable development and quality education in Ghana. 

This initiative not only lights the way for other schools grappling with similar challenges but also underscores the powerful impact of alumni engagement in shaping a brighter future for the next generation.pastedGraphic.png