Shapers Profile:


Courage Christson Tetteh

Teacher Support Officer
Pencils of Promise
About me:

Courage Christson Tetteh is the Founder and Executive Director of LIFE-MAC Network Foundation, a non-profit organization that is committed to creating a mass of critical thinkers, doers and leaders who will chart the course of Africa toward an improved world. He is the Curator of TEDxYouth@Ho and a member of Global Shapers Hub, Ho. The Hub is a winner of the Coca Cola, shaping a better future grant with the Water and Sanitation Project which is accelerating access to clean, safe and sustainable water in Ho. His overriding passion is woven around volunteering and creating opportunity for people to do more and be more.

Together with his team of over 100 volunteer mentors, they have impacted over 1,500 junior high school students within 10 public schools in 5 districts in the Volta Region of Ghana through the #ParadigmShiftProject (mentoring) of LIFE-MAC Network Foundation. Courage has also via the #YouthLearningTogether event of his organization, created learning platform for over 150 tertiary students.

Courage has played an active role in a lot of projects targeted toward the development of the youth in Volta Region and beyond. Such engagements include iImagineGhanaChallenge and Tigo Digital Changemaker Challenge of Reach for Change, Barcamp Ho of GhanaThink Foundation, Springboard Road Show and social media management of World Merit Ghana. He is a Teacher Support Officer at Pencils of Promise, an international NGO that is reshaping the landscape of education and creating better teaching and learning experience for under privileged students in Ghana, Guatemala and Lao.

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