Enactus UG, the University of Ghana campus chapter of Enactus Ghana has won the 2016 edition of Enactus Ghana annual national competition. They were crowned champions after beating other contesting teams in a two-day event held at the Accra International Conference Centre on July 5th and 6th 2016.
This year’s edition was the 15th annual national competition organized by Enactus Ghana to create a platform for Enactus teams in all tertiary institutions across Ghana to showcase their innovative projects to a panel of judges. As part of their winning package, Enactus UG will represent Ghana in the 2016 Enactus world cup, coming up in Toronto, Canada in September 2016.
Enactus UG has been the most consistent team, winning six (6) out of the 15 competitions organized by Enactus Ghana. Their last win was in 2014 but they lost to Tamale polytechnic in 2015 and bounced back as champions in 2016 with two of their projects- MushLife and Hope 4 The Future. MushLife is a livelihood empowerment project undertaken by Enactus UG to engage beggars in Mushroom cultivation and other SME activities around Gbawe in Accra whiles Hope 4 The Future is a livelihood empowerment project that has trained and engaged cured Psychiatric patients in bead making in the Accra Psychiatric hospital’s Occupational Therapy Unit.
They were followed by teams from KNUST, Radford University and University of Energy and Natural Resources as first, second and third runners up respectively.
Congratulations to the champions! We wish you all the best as you proceed to make Ghana proud in Toronto.