Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day. It originated in the United Kingdom and is celebrated in a number of countries including Ghana.
Way back during the Victorian era in Britain, servants were allowed time off to visit their families on December 26, since they had to work for their employers’ on Christmas Day. It was a day also for the employers to distribute money, food, cloth (material) or other valuable goods to their employees.
In modern times, it is an important day for sporting events and other activities as well giving back to the society.
iFocus Ghana being an organization in the Sekondi-Takoradi (Westen Region) that have their Eyes Focused on the youths, volunteering to help making the communities a better place to live also embarked on a program to Feed the less privileged kids walking on the street of Sekondi.
Feed the Street Program was held at the European town – Sekondi and was made possible by the iFocusGH team.
Lot of Foods, Drinks and water were giving out to the kids of about 700 on that faithful Boxing Day, the 26th of December, 2019
Other activities that took place were face painting, singing competition, musical chairs and many more.
Below are some of the colorful images from Feed the Street Program:
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