|Two-basketball enthusiast founded DUNK then called (ABaCoDe) as social movement in 2010 to give back and productively occupy the time of children from the Nima community.
Mohammed (Born & raised Ghanaian) who was then playing for a Club team after high school met Marie-Eve (born & raised) Canadian, who was working in Ghana for a child’s right organization.
The two jointly developed a 10 weekend voluntary project after seeing the increase number of children hanging around the playground with little to no attention given.
The founders today; Mohammed is still running the organization in Ghana and moved its’ main center to Jamestown in 2016, Marie-Eve moved back to Canada to care of their son Jayden and also supports the organization when needed as an external advisor.
DUNK at is it today is registered as a charity (NGO) with the Registrar General, Department of Social Welfare and the Ghana Education Service.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
The Board members have influence and ethical responsibility by providing expertise; creating connections to ensure that the organization does the best work possible in pursuitof its goal.
This position is voluntarily and not paid; however, personnel are required to commit a minimum of 6 -12 monthsand 3 hours a week to the development and progress of the organization.