IDEAS For Us - Ghana

About

IDEAS For Ghana was the first international branch of IDEAS For Us that brought together members and chapters from different organisations, NGOs and Universities in Africa. As the host of the IDEAS For Africa office in Ghana’s food basket region, IDEAS For Ghana has now works with Hubs in Ghana to innovate and solve global problems at local level.

Environmental Challenges

  • Deforestation in the in the mining areas
  • Poor sanitation in Schools
  • Lack of access to clean water
  • Unstable power supply affecting the hub and churches operations
  • Lack of Toilet facilities causing open defecation in communities

Events and Past Projects

IDEAS For Ghana has conducted research focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) and implemented  15 community projects and 20 youth and students innovations under the fives pillars of sustainability with an International UNLEASH Gold Water Awards with and two national awards.

IDEAS for Ghana since 2017 has collaborated with Hubs in Ghana to organize Impact Learning Journey which brings together students, volunteers and change makers from worldwide to co-create and collaborate on community and global solutions in Ghana.

Upcoming Projects and Proposals

PROPOSED MINOR PROJECTS FOR 2019

  1. Clean Up Campaigns with Churches in Ghana
  2. Young Women Mushroom and Guinee Fowl Production
  3. Capacity building for environmental groups
  4. Building Sustainable Ghana Initiative

 

PROPOSED MAJOR PROJECTS FOR 2019

  1. Tree Care and Organic Farms
  2. Installation of Solar Panels on two Churches and Grassroots Hub
  3. SOLA Wash Project at OLA Girls SHS
  4. Building of Toilet Facilities in communities
  5. Building of Wells in rural communities
  6. Youth in Mushroom and Guinee Fowl Production

Get Involved

Please reach out to [email protected] and we will connect you with the current leaders in their respective cities OR follow IDEAS For Ghana on Facebook to learn more.

Attend the Hive

THE IDEAS HIVE in Ghana

Meetings Days: Wednesday

Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Venue: a. GrassRoots Hub (First Wednesday in every month)

b. SunCity Hub  (Second Wednesday in every month)

Team

Founded in 2012 by Emmanuel Marfo (now IDEAS For Ghana Country Director and African Director)  with Evelyn Addison, Adwoa Fosua and Aaron Nartey.

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