Our focus region is the District of Tolon, near to the Northern Region capital of Tamale.
We are partnering with:
Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) and Youth Empowerment for Life (YEfL) to deliver the Empowerment for Life programme across the entire Tolon district, transforming the lives of 85,000 people. The programme focuses on building the organisational, technical and advocacy capacity of existing community-based organisations (CBOs), enabling the CBOs to better fulfil their roles, better able to hold agencies to account and to deliver long-lasting impacts on their community.
Youth Empowerment for Life (YEfL) to pilot approaches to support young men and women to develop their business and leadership skills and how best to develop youth centres in Ghana.
Nfasimdi Development Association (NDA) to deliver Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) for more than 120 community groups in Tolon.
SUGLO N-Nya Biahegu Women’s Association to deliver training, business development and access to micro-finance for women engaged in processing agricultural products to improve their sale value.
Northern Voices Ghana to deliver inspirational lectures to thousands of senior high school students helping them with studying techniques, getting them to have a clear future plan and showing them how to access scholarships to attend university.
Great Initiate Foundation (GIF) to establish a cooperative for 30 disabled women to get started in business and become financially independent.
Women Empowerment and Relief Services for the Destitute (WERSD) to develop value chain improvement and marketing skills in shea butter processing for 100 women.
School for Life we are looking at the best practice in delivering improved quality of teaching in Primary Schools and will be piloting the most promising techniques in the next academic year.
We are also establishing reading clubs in 10 schools and are running an inter-school reading competition.