#HoPhotoWalk: Digital enthusiasts to sweep Ho digitally to improve economic growth

Various photographers, digital media enthusiasts and the general public will be embarking on a 3-hour walk to explore and capture historical, natural sites and landmarks and also experience the “warmth of Ho”.

This event, aimed at opening up the Volta regional capital digitally, boost businesses, attract investment opportunities through the sharing of well-optimized photos online and “accurately editing the Ho Wikipedia page”, is the brainchild of The Global shapers Ho Hub of the World Economic Forum in partnership with Ho Node; a digital innovation hub.

The PhotoWalk is scheduled for 1st April, 2017 and will kick off at the Asogli State Palace at 7am. Key places to be captured will include Parks and Gardens, Roman Catholic church, Ho market, Ho sports stadium, Klefe waterfall, Volta Serene Hotel, Volta Star Radio, Volta House of Chiefs, Ho Technical University among many others.

The Global Shapers Ho Hub is a unique group of highly motivated young people in Ho committed to touching lives & impacting positively through projects. We are part of the Global Shapers community of the World Economic Forum.

HoNode is an inclusive innovation hub in Ho, in the capital city of Volta Region, Ghana. HoNode provides an co-working space for startups; key resources & an enabling environment for ideas to be tested; business development support & digital skills acquisition (www.honode.org)


This is a GlobalShapers, Ho Hub project designed to empower business owners, entrepreneurs and young people in Ho and its surrounding communities with digital skills to improve their businesses. The aim of the project is to improve the local economy through digital skills acquisition, digital business support, and financial inclusion which falls in line with the Sustainable Development Goal 8: Promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all. The HoPhotoWalk is part of the Digital_Ho Project.

The #HoPhotowalk is sponsored by: Bonectasy Photography, VoltaOnline, Memories Photography, Lensational.org, JM photography, SK photography, Magik Moments and Campus Splah TV

The organizers are also calling on other photographers, videographers, and digital media enthusiast to volunteer by registering here: (http://bit.ly/2m2Xic5). To support us, kindly contact: 0207597969 or globalshapersho.hub@gmail.com

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