Sam Montague with Dugbatey Basis kids

Sam Montague, 21, is in his ultimate 12 months at The Robert Gordon College. He joined fellow RGU graduate ­Dugbatey Teye from Accra, Ghana, who shaped The Dugbatey Basis, for the shuttle ultimate month.

It now has greater than 85 volunteers and has launched into existence remodeling campaigns to empower the ones much less privileged in Ghana. Together with his classmates Dugbatey and Michael Robertson, Sam helped carry greater than £4000 which equipped 200 new desks and a variety of college stationery for the village of Mfadwen in Ghana.

Streetsport, a countrywide award-winning programme created through RGU, Denis Regulation Legacy Believe and Police Scotland, has additionally donated a batch of recreation baggage and Sure Ball Video games T-shirts against the motive.

Michael and his brother, Scott, who works for the Denis Regulation Believe, organized soccer strips and footballs to be given to the native kids, adopted through a soccer fit watched through 1000 folks from the village.

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Streetsport and the Dugbatey Basis compete in opposition to every different from around the globe as schoolchildren in Aberdeen pass head-to-head with the ones in Mfadwen, Accra.

Mark Williams, of the Denis Regulation Legacy Believe, stated: “It used to be a privilege and enjoyment for Streetsport to be requested to be concerned within the marketing campaign and we had been more than pleased to donate plenty of sports activities equipment. The use of two easy soccer video games used to be an inventive concept through the volunteers at each charities and enabled schoolchildren to compete and unite from around the globe, a super instance of the use of recreation for excellent.

“Large credit score will have to pass to the Dugbatey Basis for operating tirelessly to achieve their fundraising goal. Through doing so that they’ve enhanced the lives of 2000 schoolchildren in Accra, a life-changing fulfillment and one they must be very pleased with.”

Following the a success marketing campaign, the Dugbatey Basis group had been proficient 80 acres of farmland which might be controlled through the trio to permit employment within the village and broaden their group.

Dugbatey stated: “Sam, Michael and I got to work at the fundraising marketing campaign in 2019 when we met at college. Our trust is that each and every unmarried person merits the risk to grasp their complete doable and through supplying crucial instructional provides, we permit the native kids to be informed and really feel empowered.

“We’re extremely formidable with our plans and will’t thank those who have already supported us sufficient. Our subsequent goal is to boost £10,000 to permit the construct of a lot wanted bathroom amenities in addition to the renovation of the varsity library.

“This might be performed in August and we will be able to’t wait to return and get started at the subsequent level of our undertaking.”

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