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RTD Foundation Raises 100,000 For Girls Academy

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The Right to Dream Academy, a non-profit organization geared towards empowering and educating young African men, has now expanded it's focus to the continents' young women. The academy just announced their success in raising over $100,000 dollars towards the construction of an all Girls Soccer Academy for middle school girls in Ghana. The funds were raised through ticket sales and auctions at a cocktail party in New York City's Gansevoort Park hotel. The Right To Dream Academy was founded in 1999 by Tom Vernon, a British entrepreneur passionate about combining sports and education to empower poverty strcken youth in Africa.  Today, the registered chariy has expanded from Ghana to Sierra Leone to the UK and the US.  Learn more about their accomplishments at RightToDreamUsa.com.
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