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ABOUT US

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WHO WE ARE

[/ultimate_heading][ultimate_heading sub_heading_color=”#435061″ alignment=”left” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:24px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:36px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:20px;”]CHANCE For Africa – (CHANCE)[/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text]CHANCE for Africa (SCIO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, a legal form unique to Scottish charities, and is administered and regulated by a single body, the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (‘OSCR’)..

CHANCE for Africa’s Directors are also Charity Trustees for the purposes of Charity Law and are known as Members of the SCIO. This Board is elected, for a set period of time, by other members at an Annual General Meeting (AGM). All members of the Management Board work on a voluntary basis.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][ultimate_spacer height=”50″ height_on_mob=”50″][ultimate_heading sub_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:12px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:12px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:20px;”]

HISTORY

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SCIO No: SC044936

Date of Incorporation: 18th June 2014
Country of Origin: Scotland
Accounting Reference Date: 31st March
Registered Office:
Mansfield Traquair Centre
15 Mansfield Place
Edinburgh
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CHANCE has FOUR charitable purposes which translate into its vision:

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  • The advancement of education
  • The promotion of equality and diversity
  • The advancement of citizenship or community development
  • The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

We aim to uses technology to improve education in Africa and alleviate poverty through STEM EDUCATION.

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Main Activities:

[/ultimate_heading][info_list font_size_icon=”24″][info_list_item list_title=”To encourage and increase the number of females, and other under-represented groups, of youth age participating in technology, digital and computing science and engineering related activities across Ghana” list_icon=”Defaults-user-md”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”To increase exposure and advance the education of Africa’s young people, in the subjects of technology, digital, engineering, entrepreneurship and computing science” list_icon=”Defaults-file-code-o”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”To raise funds through donations, sponsorship and grants from organisations – private, public and third sector – to enable us carry out our activities” list_icon=”Defaults-gbp”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”To advance the use of technology, digital and computing science education via extracurricular activities and projects across Ghana” list_icon=”Defaults-anchor” info_list_link_apply=”icon”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”To enhance the learning and participation of pupils and students within Scotland’s education system by providing and assisting in the provision of grants for technology and computing science activities not provided by the local education authority in the normal education curriculum” list_icon=”Defaults-cogs gears”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”To inspire young people about technology and computing science through the positive promotion of the opportunity it offers, to develop their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to prepare for entry to any occupation, trade or profession on leaving any educational establishment” list_icon=”Defaults-user”][/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”To accelerate the flow of young people from poor backgrounds into technology careers within Ghana’s technology industry and help Ghana’s companies develop the technology skills they need for the future” list_icon=”Defaults-cog gear”][/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row centered=”yes” sd_margin_top=”70px”][vc_column width=”1/3″][just_icon icon=”Defaults-heart” icon_size=”36″ icon_color=”#29af8a” icon_align=”left”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”WHERE WE WORK” heading_tag=”h3″ alignment=”left” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:14px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:14px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;margin-bottom:15px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:24px;”]Hundreds of CHANCE’s Furniture and Computers have already been provided to schools in Ghana, giving thousands of young people an opportunity to improve their learning and realise their potential. See Case studies for some examples.[/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][just_icon icon=”Defaults-star” icon_size=”36″ icon_color=”#29af8a” icon_align=”left”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”WHO WE WORK WITH” heading_tag=”h3″ alignment=”left” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:14px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:14px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;margin-bottom:15px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:24px;”]CHANCE has the privilege of working with a number of Ghanaian schools, vocational training centres, and community organisations to help them to deliver the best opportunities for their pupils, students and clients.[/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][just_icon icon=”Defaults-thumbs-up” icon_size=”36″ icon_color=”#29af8a” icon_align=”left”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”SUPPORT US” heading_tag=”h3″ alignment=”left” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:14px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:14px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;margin-bottom:15px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:24px;”]Help us make a difference! There are so many rewarding ways you can get involved with CHANCE to help create a brighter future for thousands of young people in Africa.[/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row centered=”yes” sd_margin_top=”100px”][vc_column width=”1/3″][ultimate_spacer height=”50″][sd_staff type=”2″ slug=”zak-abdulai”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][ultimate_spacer height=”50″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”BOARD OF DIRECTORS” heading_tag=”h3″ sub_heading_color=”#29af8a” alignment=”left” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:24px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:20px;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:21px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:30px;” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Karla|font_call:Karla”]Founder Zak Abdulai works with a talented team of professionals to accomplish CHANCE’s goals and mission.[/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height=”50″][sd_staff ids=”283, 286, 285, 287″ cats=”41, 42″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row centered=”yes”][vc_column][ultimate_spacer height=”70″][ult_content_box bg_color=”#f1f5fa” box_shadow=”horizontal:px|vertical:px|blur:px|spread:px|color:rgb(247, 247, 247)|style:none|” padding=”padding:40px;” hover_box_shadow=”horizontal:px|vertical:px|blur:px|spread:px|color:rgb(247, 247, 247)|style:none|”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1438274777029{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”HOW CHANCE IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE” heading_tag=”h3″ alignment=”left” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:24px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:36px;”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][ult_buttons btn_title=”DONATE NOW” btn_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.chanceforafrica.org.uk%2Fsupport-us%2F|title:Donate%20Now||” btn_align=”ubtn-right” btn_size=”ubtn-custom” btn_width=”190″ btn_height=”45″ btn_title_color=”#ffffff” btn_bg_color=”#29af8a” btn_hover=”ubtn-fade-bg” btn_bg_color_hover=”#2dc69b” icon_size=”32″ btn_icon_pos=”ubtn-sep-icon-at-left” btn_border_style=”solid” btn_border_size=”0″ btn_radius=”3″ btn_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat” btn_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” btn_font_size=”desktop:13px;”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][ult_buttons btn_title=”BECOME A VOLUNTEER” btn_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.chanceforafrica.org.uk%2Fvolunteers%2F|title:Become%20a%20Volunteer||” btn_size=”ubtn-custom” btn_width=”194″ btn_height=”45″ btn_title_color=”#435061″ btn_bg_color=”rgba(241,245,250,0.01)” btn_title_color_hover=”#29af8a” icon_size=”32″ btn_icon_pos=”ubtn-sep-icon-at-left” btn_border_style=”solid” btn_color_border=”#91a1b4″ btn_color_border_hover=”#29af8a” btn_border_size=”1″ btn_radius=”3″ btn_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat” btn_font_style=”font-weight:bold;” btn_font_size=”desktop:13px;”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/ult_content_box][ultimate_spacer height=”100″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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