GEM’s primary goal is to use the game of basketball to increase academic interest in the youth, at the same time increasing the annual school retention rate at all educational levels, while creating various career paths. Again it is to foster a commitment to young people that will promote a sense of hope for the future, with the capability to participate in a global economy, contribute in intent and skills towards community development.
The NGO already has as part of its body, the DC Dynamics team, Galaxy Basketball Academy and Tema Youth Basketball team.
Mr Irwin Barkan, CEO of BG International, expressed his happiness and excitement about being associated with an activity that will help develop basketball in the country as well as unearth talents in young people. He encouraged the players in the various teams to take the game of basketball seriously and pledged BGI’s support in seeing that the dreams of the foundation are realized.Read Article
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