20 London Business School (LBS) MBA students have participated in a volunteer project by Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa (VPWA) in Ghana. The 1 week programme by VPWA , titled Africa Business Consulting, seeks to give opportunity to MBA students to implement some of their skills gained as MBA students in to real life project.
The 2017 trek by the LBS students is second trip in Ghana with VPWA , after a successful trip in 2016 by 10 students.
Among projects worked on by the LBS team included; support Street Library Project develop a scaling engagement model as part of its Africa-wide expansion initiative. Others supported MicroQuips, a women empowerment program to develop sustainability strategies. Other engagements include, a fundraising strategy for Harmony Kids Centre, Teachers Evaluation and Monitoring tools for CCDC and J’ann Royal, Education institutions respectively in Sapeiaman and Medie in Greater Accra region.
Hayford Siaw, Executive Director of VPWA was the Lead Consultant guiding the MBA students in successfully completing their task.
Discussion with CCDC Founder