Here’s The Perfect Chance For Your Little Siblings To Win A Lot Of Money

Richoco National Essay Competition

Got little siblings in Upper Primary, Junior High or Senior High School?

This is your chance to let them bring home a little prize money!

Richoco is giving young Ghanaians in Upper Primary, Junior and Senior High the chance to flaunt Ghana’s rich history and culture. All they have to do is write a quick and easy handwritten essay to stand the chance of winning.

The topic is: “Your cousin, who lives in a different part of the country is coming to visit you for the holidays. Write a letter to him/her telling them about the Top 5 exciting and interesting things to do in your region for when they visit”

Submission Rules

Upper Primary pupils are supposed to write up to 400 words. Junior High School pupils, 600 words and Senior High School kids, 750 words. Once the essay is done, attach a cover page with details of the name, the title of the essay, Name of their school, Residential address, phone number and a working email address to reach them on.

Don’t forget to add an empty pack of the 1kg Richoco or 2 packs of the Richoco 500g when you submit.

rules of the National Essay Competition

Drop Off Locations:

The essay must be dropped off at any of these locations, depending on the region you’re writing from:

  • Greater Accra: Accra General Post Office, Achimota Post Office, Adenta Post Office, Teshie Melcom, Kaneshie Melcom, Accra Central Melcom, Tema Melcom, East Legon Melcom or Madina Melcom.
  • Ashanti Region: Kumasi Main Post Office, Ahodwo Melcom, Adum Melcom
  • Western Region: Market Circle Post Office, Effia Kuma Post Office, Takoradi Melcom
  • Eastern Region: Koforidua Post Office, Tafo Post Office, Koforidua Melcom
  • Volta Region: Ho Melcom, Hohoe Post Office, Aflao Post Pffice, Letsa Mall, Ho Post Office
  • Bono Region: Brekum Post Office, Sunyani Melcom
  • Northern Region: Tamale Post Office (Dagomba Road), Quality First Shop (Tamale Central Market), Tamale Melcom
  • Upper East: Bolgatanga Post Office
  • Upper West: Wa Melcom
  • Central Region: Cape Coast Melcom, Cape Coast Post Office

5 essays from each category of students will be selected to compete in a final quiz and the final winners will win up to GHc10,000 for themselves and their schools. Don’t worry, the other three remaining finalists wll get some cash prize as well.

PS: Deadline for submissions is 30th September

Richoco National Essay Competition
prize money details


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