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Water and Sanitation in Ghana


How will Africa break the circle of poverty and starvations if its children waste precious school hours looking for water which will cause diarrhea and lose more days of school? If they don’t die of diseases, they will die of starvation. This is what is driving the Board of  Shemamie Foundation  to seek help so that we can speed up the progress of making this precious commodity accessible to many schools.

 

We are limited only by time and funding. We want to enable 8 villages have access to clean, safe, drinking water. That means an average of 400 children a school, 3,200 children a year, parents and the surrounding communities, will benefit from:

*Increased number of students graduating on time and move on to higher education

*Decreased number deaths of children caused by malaria and diarrhea

*More hours invested in economic work than spent on searching for water

*Overall peace among the communities as they become productive and build stable economies

Vision

Our vision is to improve the quality of life for the people of Bandase and the surrouding villages in Old Ningo Ghana by providing responsive and high quality service that promotes self sufficiency and well-being of individuals and communities.

3. Objectives

To support development of communities and individuals in Old Ningo Ghana in particular but not exclusively by:

·  Supporting the education of underprivileged children and youth in Old Ningo area.

·  Training the unemployed and underprivileged so that they can attain financial independence in their own town through micro credit and organizational support.

·  Assisting deprived communities through capacity building training, good governance and rural infrastructure.

·  Instilling in Ghanaians the act of volunteerism.

·  Creating awareness and sharing of experience between Ghanaians and people from abroad.

·  Supporting partner organizations with volunteering man power.

60% of the inhabitants live below the poverty line of less then one dollar a day. They mainly base their livelihood on small-scale farming in addition to petty trade and most live in rural areas without clean drinking water, sanitation facilities, electricity and good shelter. These living circumstances result in the spread of infectious disease and many children do not 

Specialties

Our specialties to be able to raise funds for the less privilege people in Ghana.to have the opportunity to go to school.


It's sad to see children learning in a such condition,how will it be possible for them to develop well.

Talking with the Chief and the community members to see how best we can help them.

P.O Box TNE 1425 Teshie Nungua Estates

Ghana  West Africa  - Tel.00233202006908

Email: shemammie@hotmail.com