The Africa Youth Awards, which is one of the most prominent African youth awards scheme that recognizes the achievements of young Africans who are leading change on the continent and beyond, has released the list of its 2015 awardees. Among them is Mr. Divine Kpe, an educator and education advocate.
Mr. Kpe has won in the category of Grass Root Transformation for his contribution to improving education in some communities of Ghana. Through his initiates, Mr. Kpe has embarked on school enrollment drive in some rural communities of Ghana to bring to school children who dropped out and also to encourage early grade enrollment of children in school.
Besides, he has initiated programme in some schools of Ghana to improve literacy, especially to help children whose reading skills trail their peers to catch up in class. He has also been to over 30 basic and secondary schools to provide mentorship to close 6,000 learners.