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Zurak Cancer Foundation Sign Up With Hubtel Ghana

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Zurak Cancer Foundation partnered with Hubtel Ghana; an online or mobile payment platform which provides innovative and comprehensive solutions to businesses in Ghana. This partnership seeks to generate a revenue stream for Zurak Cancer Foundation to fund its projects and support cancer patients through crowdfunding. Meanwhile, you can dial *713*4245# to donate to Zurak Cancer Foundation via Mobile Money on all mobile networks (MTN, VODAFONE, AIRTEL & TIGO).



Zurak Cancer Foundation Signs Media Deal With “Ninche Shot It”

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Ninche Shot It, a media company providing services in photography and media coverage aimed at highlighting the positives in deprived societies and inspiring others to attain greatness through using available media to tell stories came to terms with Zurak Cancer Foundation to sign a distribution, promotion and exclusive media rights to provide the platform for “Ninche Shot It” to document the projects of Zurak Cancer Foundation for the year 2018. This partnership is expected to upgrade the brands of both parties through media. As part of Zurak Cancer Foundation transition process, the organization deem it necessary to propagate its endeavors through credible media platforms. We are so excited about this partnership and we looking forward to create change through the use of media.





One Year Volunteer Program - Recruitment Demographics

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We have successfully completed our selection process out of the high numbers we recorded for the interview session. We are so excited about the candidates we selected for the One Year Volunteer Program. We have selected individuals with exceptional qualities and commitment to change. Based on our selection, we developed a strategy to have control over the southern, middle and northern belt of the country as we are looking forward to capture the whole of Ghana when we are 5 years in operation. Next year, we will be 4 years and we strongly believe this is the best beginning.

One Year Volunteer Program - Interview Session

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We would like to express our gratitude to each and every one who made it for our interview session yesterday. We are overwhelmed by the turnout and professionalism exhibited by the candidates. We have had the opportunity to listen to exceptional individuals who are motivated to create change in their society. It is part of our dream to build a strong and committed volunteer hub to work together in providing solutions to cancer prevalence in Ghana. We have began selection process and successfully candidates will be notified by Wednesday, 29th November, 2017.












Zurak Cancer Foundation Meets ACT Foundation

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The CEOs of Zurak Cancer Foundation, Abdul Samed Zurak and Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT), Ms. Osayi Alile together with Ndifreke Okwuegbunam, Head of Programmes, ACT Foundation met today at Labadi Beach Hotel to discuss the prospects of expanding ACT Foundation’s projects in Ghana. Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation is a grant making organization established in 2016 to support local, national and regional non - profit organizations working to address challenges and associated vulnerabilities across the African Continent. Their vision is to leverage relationships to create effective social impact solutions across Africa, with a Mission to build sustainable societies by engaging initiatives that unleash potential and empowers beneficiaries. Their focus areas for intervention are Health, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Leadership. It’s a great pleasure meeting with the ACT Foundation team and we are looking forward to great collaborations on projects soon.

One Year Volunteer Program - Interview Session (Meet The Judges)

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Interview Session: Judge One
Abdul Samed Zurak - CEO of Zurak Cancer Foundation, Johnson & Johnson Scholar & One Young World Ambassador.

Interview Session: Judge Two

Emily Sheldon - Director of Health Innovation (Impact Hub Accra) & Africa Lead (Impact Hub)

Interview Session: Judge Three

Ibrahim Rauf - Finance Decision Support Analyst (Vodafone), Head of Prostate Cancer Team & Administrative Director (Zurak Cancer Foundation)

One Year Volunteer Program - Interview Session

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We will be glad to invite you to Impact Hub Accra for our Interview Session on Saturday, 25th November, 2017 at 3 PM. Have the opportunity to meet and interact with the Director of Health Innovation Emily Sheldon to explore the prospects of Impact Hub Accra in solving the problems of the society through innovation. Kindly check your email for further details.

One Year Volunteer Program - Shortlisted Candidates

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We would like to express our profound to each and every individual who applied for our One Year Volunteer Program. Successful applicants have been shortlisted and further details has been sent via email. We will also give a phone call to the successful applicants. Congratulations & Thank You For Believing In Us!

One Year Volunteer Program - Application Ends

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Impact

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We are so glad for an exciting and wonderful month of great impact for our Breast Cancer Awareness Program. We are highly impressed with the progressions and our drive for high impact solutions to cancer prevalence in Ghana. We would like to express our profound gratitude to SO Social MultimediaSweden Ghana Medical Centre-SGMC,Ghana Technology University CollegeGhana Institute of Journalism and Clottie Muronda for the great support for our Breast Cancer Awareness Programs. We made our impact generations based on our social media reach for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp and impact generated from the Breast Cancer Awareness Program in collaboration with So Social Multimedia. Unfortunately, we couldn’t push forward our sub initiative and signature event (Market Invasion) for Breast Cancer due to delays from our partners but all the same we are excited about the impact we keep making into the lives of Ghanaians. Find the breakdown of the impact generation below:
Facebook: 27,7…

One Year Volunteer Program

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Next year, we would be providing the opportunity to twenty (20) young people to participate in our endeavors. As part of our transition, we have designed a comprehensive volunteer program for young people who would like to make an impact into their societies. This program is expected to provide the platform for young people to gain first hand experience in organizational management, networking and policy design for high impact initiatives to solve the problems of the society.

Breast Cancer Awareness Tertiary Tour At GTUC

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Zurak Cancer Foundation in collaboration with So Social Multimedia and Ghana Technology University College extended its Breast Cancer Awareness Program at university to educate students on Breast Cancer prevention. The event featured a two (2) sessions with first session featuring an education on Breast Cancer and self breast examination. The next session featured a documentary from Anas Armeyaw Anas on Breast Cancer prevalence in Africa and a movie from our partners in Nigeria dubbed "Living Funeral" a real life story of a Breast Cancer patient as she shares her story on the difficulties she goes through everyday as a Breast Cancer patient. The event was support by Sweden Ghana Medical Center who provided us with Oncologist to take the audience through a technical aspect of the disease.






Peace & Reconciliation Plenary Session & Closing Ceremony

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For the last day of the One Young World Summit, we had the opportunity to listen to individuals promoting peace and reconciliation in Columbia and across the world. Sergio Londoño Zurek, Mayor of Cartagena, Colombia & Director General of the Presidential Agency for International Cooperation of Colombia, APC-Colombia shared his story on how he formed part of the peaceful negotiaition between the government of Columbia the rebels. It was an inspiring moment to listen to young individuals in Columbia leading the development processes in the country. The next session featured the future of Columbia where individuals who played active role during the peace process between the government and FARC guerrilla. The session was hosted by Angela Anzola High Commissioner for Peace and Victims, Colombia with panelist such as Daniel Duque-Velásquez, who was part of a social movement that supported the process and demanded a political solution of armed conflict. He led a large youth movement to …