Earlier today at the Adenta Court in Ghana’s Greater Accra Region, the much heralded EduSports Project was launched with the unique program having TUSK Foundation as the first beneficiaries.
The project aims at improving the academic performances of student-athletes by enrolling them on to eCampus platform that ensures young individuals gain access to a plethora of teaching and learning materials from basic school to the tertiary level online. eCampus has in built features to monitor the academic activities of an individual.
TUSK Foundation, RITE Sports Limited and eCampus LLC are the facilitators of this project. The Chief Executive Officers of TUSK (Lester Achiah), RITE Sports (Yaw Sakyi Afari) and eCampus (Cecil Nutakor) were present at the ceremony.
A cheque of 2,000,000 Ghana Cedis ($263,917) was presented to TUSK Foundation by eCampus as the initial investment to subscribe 1,200 young individuals to the eCampus platform for free.
TUSK CEO Lester Achiah stated, “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to eCampus and personally to Mr. Cecil Senna Nutakor for making our partnership a reality. It is my fervent belief that our partnership will endure for many years to come” in response.
On his part, Cecil Nutakor entreated the youth to not “waste this opportunity” but “use the technology” before going on to state 300 individuals have already subscribed to the project.
RITE Sports CEO Yaw Sakyi Afari added, “it is my responsibility to ensure that this partnership is not only executed in Adenta but this should be replicated in different parts of the country”.
Student-athletes subscribers on eCampus were on hand to share their experience using the portal; an exhibition game between TUSK Foundation and Oyibi Eagles was played out to climax the occasion.
TUSK Foundation won the 2021 Accra Basketball League Men’s Division II title.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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