Targeted Countries

“Transforming the lives of the world’s poorest children and their families.”

Each red flag represents a location where the Joseph Assignment has either provided aide or developed initiatives to provide ongoing support to the thousands of people in need. Click on a red flag to view program highlights.

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Description

Ghana, West Africa
Population: Approximately 20.7 million
Poor % of population: 49.9%
Population as of 2003: 20.7 million
Poor % of population: 49.9 %
Population living below (USA) $1 a day: 44.8 %
Population living below (USA) $2 a day: 78.5 %
Infant Mortality Rate: 59 (per thousand live births)
Under 5 mortality Rate: 95 (per thousand children)

Education

    2005 – Present

  • Provided school supplies, teaching material and water quarterly for all the children living in five villages
  • Provided teaching materials, textbooks and supplies for the teachers in five villages
  • Conducted three day training for 25 teachers in five villages
  • Built a pre-school center for 45 students in the village of Odoben (Central Region). The pre-school students were using a goat shed as classroom space, with goats present and goat droppings under their feet
  • Built two primary schools for 230 students in the remote villages of Asabiem and Amanbete (Central Region of Ghana)
  • The Youth Missionaries renovated a dilapidated elementary school in the village of Nsaba (Central Region)
  • Provided school supplies for the deaf/hearing impaired students in Ghana
  • Started Adult Literacy Program which currently has 92 students in two villages (Nsaba and Odeben). New programs will start in the villages of Asabiem & Amanbete

Water

    2005 – Present
    Dug Wells

  • Pepease, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Odoben, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Mayera, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Osofoaman, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Adusa, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Bosume Ayeldo, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Asabiem, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Awusem, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Sunkwa, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Eduakrom, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Baako, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Adanda, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Aniehu, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Agomeda, Ghana (West Africa)
  • Mankrong, Ghana (Asikuma-Odoben-Drakwa-Central Region)

Economic Development/Agriculture

    2005 – Present

  • We have a 50 acre farm in the Asikuma- Odoben – Brakwa District (Central Region)
  • Ghana that will serve as economic co-ops and a school feeding program. (Need donors)

Orphans/Vulnerable Children (OVC)

    2005 – Present

  • American medical team completed health examinations and filled prescriptions for 200 orphans
  • Our Ghana office (NGO) purchases food monthly for over 300 orphans in Bawjiase and 135 orphans in Agomeda
  • Provided books to stock the library at the orphanage in Bawjiase
  • Provided three computers for the orphanage library in Bawjiase
  • Built living quarters for orphans in Agomeda

Health

    2005 – Present

  • Provided two remote medical centers with medical equipment, free medicine and supplies needed to provide quality health care
  • Conducted health examinations for approximately 22,700 residents in the villages of Nsaba and with free prescriptions
  • Purchased refrigeration to store temperature sensitive medicine (i.e. the medication needed for Typhoid, which is the leading illness in Ghana, requires refrigeration)
  • Supplied the General Hospital in Cape Coast with medicine and medical equipment required for surgeries and general hospital care for village residents
  • Conducted six-day medical clinics with free prescriptions in the villages of Nsaba, Takoradi, Odoben, Asabiem and Amanbete that served over 8,100 residents in Ghana
  • Supplied medicine and vitamins for 435 orphans in Ghana
  • Paid all medical and surgery expenses for 45 villagers

Outcomes 2011Thanks to supporters like you, 2011 was a great year in spite of our continued economic crise. By sending 100% of your donations to our local partners on the ground who implement our initiatives, we were able to change the lives of more than 18,850 individuals living in extreme poverty. THANK YOU!  

Individuals served per country

  • 7,400Ghana
  • 1,500Haiti
  • 500India
  • 450Liberia
  • 5,000Somalia
  • 300South Africa
  • 3,350USA
  • 5,000Jamaica

Individuals served through Core Areas of Service

  • 7,000Food/Agriculture (farming/school lunch program)
  • 2,700Clean Water Wells
  • 1,700Education/Adult Literacy (schools built and provided supplies for village schools
  • 5,000Healthcare/Wellness (medical clinic cancelled due to low donations)
  • 2,000Orphans/Vulnerable Children
  • 100Shelter
  • 3,350USA
  • 5,000Jamaica
Impact To DateThe Joseph Assignment Global Initiative is a global humanitarian organization that brings sustainable initiatives (clean water, food/agriculture, education/adult literacy, healthcare and wellness, economic development, and shelter) to people living in developing nations. 100% of your donations directly fund all initiatives  

Overview

  • 8Years of Success
  • 14Countries
  • 38 Corporate/organizations partners
  • 1,606Individual partners

Individuals served

  • 500People served through Shelter Initiatives
  • 23,980People served through Education Initiatives
  • 39,200Children served through Orphans and Vulnerable Children Initiatives
  • 40,700People served through Clean Water initiatives
  • 54,325People served through Food/Agriculture Initiatives
  • 83,700People served through Healthcare/wellness Initiatives
  • 320,405People served through Joseph Assignment Global Initiatives’ approach