Scholarship Awardees

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Chaffra Jean Claude Edouard

Côte d’Ivoire

Chaffra received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University Allassane Ouattara from Bouake in Côte d’Ivoire. He is a highly motivated and achievement-oriented person who enjoys being a team player capable of handling positions of responsibility and leadership. In this regard, he helped a bilingual school Ecole Française ADKEL in Accra to improve the supervision of the children and better organize the administration. Chaffra is also passionate about Christ and offering interpretation and translation services in Côte d’Ivoire and other African countries.

Dr. Shangkum Yildun Goji

Nigeria

Dr. Goji attended University of Jos, Nigeria and obtained BSc (Hons) Industrial Chemistry & MSc Applied Inorganic Chemistry and a PhD in Materials Science from Japan Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (JAIST). He taught at Sharon Rose Primary/Nursery School, Tudun Wada Jos, GSS Tom-Tom Garram, and Saint Piran’s High School Zarazong. Currently, he is a Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, as well as Co-founder and Project Coordinator of NGO-The Niche Relief Legacy Foundation.

Gopep Guse

Nigeria

Gopep is currently a Physics Lecturer in the College of Education, Gindiri, Plateau State of Nigeria. He has a Certificate in Community Development and PROJECT LIGHT INTERNATIONAL/ESL, which is a computer-based ESL proficiency from The Southern Institute for Appropriate Technology, Lineville, Alabama, USA. In 1995, Gopep founded the Garram Children’s School which plays a pivotal and pioneering role in the development of Garram Community and environs.

Flavia Nakajjugo

Uganda

Flavia attended Kyambogo University where she trained as a teacher of Biology and Chemistry. Flavia began teaching in Watoto schools, which are Christian schools whose main population is rescued children. Flavia was promoted to principal where she made major turnarounds in her school’s pedagogy, student discipline and teacher motivation. In 2019, she was one of four Ugandan teachers awarded the Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching Program Scholarship. Also, with a heart for teacher training, she has reached over 400 teachers in Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. She is currently the head of the Post Primary and Tertiary education in Watoto Education.

Ebenezer Nkegoah

Cameroon

Ebenezer Nkegoah became a certified teacher for primary school in Cameroon in 2010. After serving in the elementary and primary school for three years, Ebenezer earned a bachelor’s degree in Education at the University of Buea in 2016. As a passionate teacher willing to address challenges of learners with disabilities, he attended an international conference on inclusive education organized by UNESCO in 2015. To make a dream come true, Ebenezer founded the Foundation for Inclusive Education (FIED) which promotes inclusive education, peace, and social justice in Cameroon. Ebenezer heads the implementation team of the E-learning program sponsored by UNESCO in partnership with FIED and a covid-19 response project in schools sponsored by UNICEF.

Anyiam Patrick

Nigeria

Patrick attended Abia State University, Uturu, acquiring a bachelor’s degree in Fine and Applied Arts with a unique interest in Applied Creativity. For two years, he designed and developed 16 pedagogical strategies which uplifted the capacities of underqualified local teachers in Nigeria. Being a dyslexic himself, in 2018, he established Dyslexia Orientation Project (DOP) to address the continuous lack of learning support systems for dyslexic children in under-resourced schools in Nigeria. Through his dyslexia awareness campaigns, Patrick has reached over 350 teachers, 120 school leaders, and 1200 children in Nigeria. Currently, he serves as the Chief Executive Officer of DOP.

Bernard Sachie

Ghana

Bernard attended Maranatha University College in 2006. He obtained a BA Hon. Theology from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. He is involved in the training of Pastors and Church Leaders. He is the Team Leader for African Enterprise(AE) Ghana. His full-time ministry is evangelism and discipleship. He also runs seminars for Students and School Teachers as part of his ministry work. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Christian Ministry with Management at Christian Service University College, Kumasi Ghana.

Francis Brown Taylor

Ghana

Francis was trained as a professional teacher at the University of Cape Coast and Colorado State University-Global. For 15 years, he taught at the Prisbel Int. School. Then, Francis rose to the rank of Senior Superintendent II at St. Paul Methodist Preparatory School. He was promoted to School Principal after eight years and eventually founded BAS Educational Institute where he has trained over 1000 teachers since 2012. In 2014, he was recognized and approved by Ghana Education Service and the Ministry of Education for teacher training. Also, he earned a degree from Inter-Africa Theological College to support Christian education as a lecturer at JWSM Bible College. Currently, he works as an educationist with Crimson Dawn Schools in Akosombo, Ghana.

Ollie White

Ollie N. White

Liberia

Ollie attended Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, USA, earning a master’s degree in Educational Ministries and eventually earning an Educational Specialist degree in Education Leadership from Gordon College in Massachusetts while in Liberia. In Liberia, Ollie started a Christian school called Beautiful Beginnings which focuses on improving children’s reading using evidence-based reading approaches. Ollie has been recognized by the Ministry of Education and the Office of President of Liberia. Beautiful Beginnings School now serves 400 students Nursery through grade six. Ollie is the first awardee of the TTT scholarship.