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Voices Of Inspired Children Engaging Society (Voices)

Skill and talent. (Nima Community)

May 30th, 2014

Fellows Present: Sherifa, Selasi, Joseph and Godwin.

19 participants ( 9 girls and 10 boys )

Agenda:

Project Topic Selection

Fellows should break up the CAT team members into a maximum of 4 groups. Each group will work on the following tasks.

 

  • Discuss and write down their top 3 child rights violation priority issues in their communities.

 

  • If they had all the resources they need, write down what they think could be done to help solve this top 3 rights issues.

 

  • Each group member should share with the rest of the group what they believe their God-given skills and talents are:

 

  • Each group brainstorm together to choose their top MAJOR child rights violation issue and what they would like to do about it given each team member’s skills and talents. To do this they will also have to discuss and share their individual skills and talents.

 

  • Finally they will have to work together to write up a one page document persuading the rest of the group that their issue should be the one taken on as the project for this term.

Introduction

Godwin and Sherifa got to the school before Selasi and Joseph arrived. We started at 3.30pm. Godwin was the cameraman, Sherifa, secretary,  Joseph handled the laptop for the participants who wanted to research and Selasi the facilitator.

 

Activities

 

Discuss and write down their top 3 child rights violation priority issues in their communities.

The class was divided into three groups namely Super Strikers,  Future leaders and Unbeatable.

Super Strikers

  • Lack of Education –  Frank Kujonu

  • Right to have fun

  • Right to good health – Sani

Future Leaders

  • Right to join any religion

  • Right to have fun( Sports)

  • Lack of parental care

Unbeatable

  • Right to recreation

  • RIght to education

  • Right to parental care

These are rights that the participants believe they do not have in their community.

Selasi explained what talent and skills are to the participants. He said, “ Talent is a God given skill. ” He went further to explain that, “Talents would go to waste when a person does not work on their talents and perfect them and skill is the expertise that one has to enable him do a particular task ”. The participants gave examples of talents as singing, football, art/drawing etc. They mentioned some examples of skill as teaching, football, modelling.

Super Strikers

 

Names

Talents

Skills

Rahman

Acting

Fashion Design

Esinam

Soccer

Soccer

Priscila

Singing

Singing

Frank

Soccer

Soccer

Eric

Soccer

Soccer

Sani

Soccer

Soccer

 

Unbeatable

 

Name

Talent

Skill

Vida

Singing

Weaving

Awal

Drawing

Riding ( bicycle )

Salamatu

Weaving

Weaving

Mariama

Dancing

Learning

Joy

Football

Riding (bicycle )

Mensah

Sherif

Drumming

Riding

Future Leaders

 

Name

Talent

Skill

Cecilia

Rapping

Handball

Richard

Acting

Drumming

Promise

Rapping

Football

Evelyn

Dancing

Netball

Sumaila

Football

Soccer

Michael

Dancing

Basket Ball

Khadija

Dancer

Learning

Asana

Acting

Learning

We closed the meeting shortly after this part of the meeting because time was far spent and meeting closed at 4:25pm.

 

 

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